Is the Ark of the Covenant in Ethiopia?

The Ark of the Covenant has fascinated historians for thousands of years. According to the Hebrew Bible, the ark was a wooden, gold encased box that contained the stone tablets with the Ten Commandments inscribed on them. The New Testament Book of Hebrews also included Aaron’s (the brother of Moses) rod and a pot of manna (the bread from heaven that kept the Hebrews alive in the Exodus).

This artifact was housed in the center of the Temple of Jerusalem and was one of the holiest artifacts for the ancient Hebrews. After the conquest of Israel by the Babylonians…