On the trail of the lost Ark of the Covenant
Does the fabled gold-plated chest really exist?
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The Ark of the Covenant remains one of history's enduring mysteries. It's certainly one of archaeology's most perplexing puzzles. Did this gold-plated wooden box said to house the stone tablets on which the Ten Commandments were written ever exist? If so, what happened to it? And where might this legendary artifact be hidden?
Click through the following gallery and learn more about the lost Ark by following this historic timeline.
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