Noah's Ark: Did Hollywood Get It Right?

In the forthcoming epic Noah, the vessel by which the biblical hero saves himself and other appears like a huge shipping container. But is that right?

March 28, 2014
6:20 AM EDT
The concept of a round ark emerges from this late 14th century illustration. But, according to Finkel, the picture is not significant. "The roundness of the ark had faded from memory before the Bible was written," he said. | Wikimedia Commons