Today, the average male middle finger is about 4 inches long. The index (pointing) finger is usually about half an inch shorter than the middle finger on the average man of today. So what could be said for an ancient, mummified human index finger 38 cm or just under 15 inches long? If it’s a mummified human finger then the owner must have been upwards of 20 feet tall!
“The Bild newspaper (or Bild-Zeitung, literally Picture Newspaper; pronounced [ˈbɪlt]) is a Germantabloid published by Axel Springer AG.
Yes, indeed, the gruesome relic seems to be a finger, but huge, 38 cm long. What is the secret behind it? Few people have ever seen this finger since 1988 up close and now it's photos are being viewed in Germany.
"The Relic does not fit into their theories," the discoverer told BILD.de. He did not want to make a mockery of the experts, and decided to let the story rest. It was not until 2009, he went back to search for the ancient Arabs and the relic. But the traces in Bir Hooker had come to nothing …”