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Well…it could have been an energy source…but I’d lean toward it being more of a primitive type than cold fusion. Keep in mind that at the time (e.g. circa 1500 BC), electricity was magic. So…if one stood there with a very primitive battery, a little metal etc. and poof! A very convincing magical show that can be embellished over the years…a biblical story mostly myth, but with a kernel of truth. Some would even say that these were part of Egyptian rituals, and Moses picked up the building skills there (and that there were many “arks” but of course only one built at Sinai).

Another possibility of course is some sort of external influence…either extraterrestrial, divine or terrestrial but from a very advanced (and lost or hidden) old civilization. Here…the ark is a gift to house the commandments, and it has some special powers the Hebrews could access. From this perspective, the ark could be anything. From the physics we know today to far out stuff. It had an amazing power…in Solomon’s temple, there were some pretty heavy duty precautions taken as very few people were allowed to view the ark (those not allowed…were rather dead). Who knows…something psychic, something using some form of nuclear power (keep in mind a very advanced technology…who knows, pocket cold fusion?), something keyed to a very select few (perhaps the Cohen’s…the high Jewish priests at the time?).

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