Accused of burning a prehistoric wooden temple, Israel’s affiliate, the Midburn responded saying festival organizers were unaware, since official Antiquities Authority map showed no archaeological sites at the location.
By The Associated Press & Israel Hayom Staff
The Israeli Antiquities Authority says revelers at a Burning Man festival famous for its pyrotechnic spectacles have accidentally torched some prehistoric remnants.
Archaeologist Yoram Haimi says organizers of Midburn, an Israeli affiliate of the Nevada carnival, burned a wooden temple Saturday on a hilltop scattered with flint tools from the Paleolithic, Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods. Continue Reading »