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A recently discovered Babylonian tablet gives a set of precise instructions on how to build the Ark at the heart of the flood story, which inspired the biblical story of Noah and the flood. Its translator, British Museum curator, Dr. Irving Finkel and a team of experts embark on a challenge to build the vessel that inspired the Biblical Ark and uncover how the story journeyed from ancient Iraq to the Bible. This journey will uncover an untold history of boat building and story-telling that sheds new light on the origins of Noah’s Ark and the Hebrew Bible.
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