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Sioux Falls Atheists endorse Secrets of Noah's Ark for revealing that
there was no way Noah's Ark could have been built in ancient times.
The technology simply wasn't there.

Secrets of Noah's Ark
An untold history of boat building
and the origins of the Biblical vessel

Secrets of Noah's Ark (2015) - 60 minutes
Secrets of Noah's Ark at Amazon.com

An untold history of boat building and the origins of the Biblical vessel

In 1948, a British pilot serving in Iraq acquired a clay tablet with an intriguing, 3,700 year-old inscription. The ancient writing tells the story of how the god Enki warns a Sumerian king named Atra-Hasis of a future flood that will destroy mankind; Enki gives him instructions for building a boat to save his family and livestock. If that sounds like a familiar tale, it's because this was one of several ancient flood traditions that, centuries later, would inspire the biblical story of Noah.

But the tablet's inscription describes a boat very different from the traditional image of the Ark - it's said to be circular and made of reeds. Is this nothing more than a fanciful myth? Or could such a reed boat have carried Atra-Hasis' family of more than one hundred and his many animals? Join NOVA as a team of historians and expert boat builders investigates this fascinating flood legend and sets out to rebuild a tantalizing, ancient forerunner of the Ark.

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Secrets of Noah's Ark
An untold history of boat building
and the origins of the Biblical vessel

Sioux Falls Atheists endorse Secrets of Noah's Ark for revealing that
there was no way Noah's Ark could have been built in ancient times.
The technology simply wasn't there.