Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Wordless: Verse 13

See my explanation in the comments.



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34 comments:

elisheva said...

This is an ancient olive press. Olives, olive trees, and olive oil were very important to people during Biblical times. They were used literally and figuratively.

More on this later....

tegdirb92 said...

very cool!! I love it. Where was this photo taken?

stillwaters said...

Indeed, a picture can tell a thousand things. Did you take this picture?

elementaryhistoryteacher said...

I love using olive oil to cook with....it's about all we use anymore.

Sue said...

That is neat, thank you for the explanation. Happy WW and have a terrific week ahead!

Beaman said...

Charming simplicity. I like it.

mousey said...

interesting!

thanks for sharing.

Simone ( Exercising for comments) said...

Very interesting.
We grow olives on our college Campus.
You have just given me an idea for a WW. I should get a picture of our Olive groves.

maiylah said...

beautiful!
happy WW

Alison said...

Thank goodness for your explanation, it looks quite scary without it!

JennieBoo said...

I knew olives and their products were important in Biblicial times.

This is a very impressive press.

Thanks for sharing your pic and a little history!

Happy WW!

Jarid & Caydon's Wishlist said...

What a beautiful picture.

MorningSong said...

Such a great glimpse into the past.

Happy WW

Donna said...

Since my husband's heart surgery, we're olive oil converts. Interesting picture. Happy WW.

Indescribable Life said...

Great picture! Thanks for the explanation and history!

Jenn in Holland said...

A beautiful photo. I love the texture on the stone... and the colors.

Patois said...

Wow, I never would have guessed. It looks like something else entirely.

Pearls of Wisdom said...

Thanks for the information that is so cool. Great picture.

Smiles and Blessings,

Angel Mama ():)

sobeit said...

Thanks for the pic and information!!! Good to know!

Comedy + said...

Thanks for telling us what this was, because I would have never been able to guess. Great addition for WW. :)

Katya said...

Oh wow! I kind of guessed what this was! I am "olivetreesoaps.com" so this is just fabulously interesting to me!!!
So simple and beautiful.
Thank you for sharing!!!

Babs said...

Nice photo! Happy WW!

Tricotine said...

Olive oil is the serum of life! :-)
Amazing picture! Where was it taken?

Happy WW! :-)

Isabelle aka Tricotine
http://tricotine.typepad.com

Sherry said...

How fascinating! I'd love to see it in use, and I love olive oil, too.

mama k said...

We love EVOO too! Thanks for sharing.

Happy WW!

Melanie said...

How very interesting! Where did you take this photo?

Lori said...

Awesome pic!

Becca said...

Nice picture. I thought maybe it was for grinding flour. Wouldn't it be nice to be able to press your own olive oil?

Shirley - Choosing Voluntary Simplicity said...

What an interesting photograph. I enjoy seeing "rustic" things like that.

tracey said...

Great picture. Love that it's in the form of a cross.

Dawn said...

beautiful photo. thanks for the explanation :)

Happy WW!

Breezie said...

thx for sharing.

TorAa said...

I think this was rather advanced for its time.

Excellent photo

memoirista said...

Oh, do I ever "Got Bible!" Work, Play, Study,even eat--every part of the day. I'll bookmark your blog, just for more Bible in my day.

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