His name was not Jesus, it was Simon. A self-proclaimed Messiah who died around the time Christ was born. Now, an artifact has been discovered that one crusading scholar says not only speaks of this Messiah before Christ, but proclaims that he rose from the dead after three days. Was the idea of a suffering, dying and rising Messiah known in Judaism in the time before Jesus? And did this mystery Messiah serve as an example to Jesus Christ of what a Messiah should be? In this National Geographic Special, we explore one of the most contentious archeological finds of recent times, and meet the alleged, "Messiah before Christ."