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According to Josephus1, the Ark of Noah was visible in his day:

The Armenians call this place The Place of Descent; for the ark being saved in that place, its remains are shown there by the inhabitants to this day.

Is this mentioned in other classical Jewish sources, such as in the Talmud or in the Midrashim?


1. Antiquities of the Jews, Book I, Chapter 3:5

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    People can claim whatever they want, but those "explorers" haven't revealed any factual evidence that they've found anything, let alone Noah's Ark. Besides, Mount Ararat in Turkey is not necessarily the same Ararat that the Ark landed on top of. The mountain was named Ararat after the mountain in the Flood account, but it's not necessarily the same one and many scholars conclude it isn't. Just a few of the problems I find with this "discovery". – ezra Jun 3 '18 at 6:13
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The Talmud (Sanhedrin 96a) says that Sennachrib found a beam of the Ark and used it as an idol:

[Sennachrib] then went away and found a plank of Noah's ark. 'This', said he, 'must be the great God who saved Noah from the flood.'

According to here, Haman used a beam of the Ark in the gallows to hang Mordechai. The source brought is Midrash Abba Gorion chapter 4, but there is no version online for me to link.

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