Byzantine church to mystery martyr unearthed near Jerusalem

October 26, 2019 - General

Israeli archaeologists have revealed an elaborately decorated Byzantine church dedicated to an anonymous martyr that was recently uncovered near Jerusalem.

Site of the church exposed in Ramat Beit Shemesh [Credit: Asaf Peretz,
Israel Antiquities Authority]The Israel Antiquities Authority showcased some of the finds from the nearly 1,500-year-old structure on Wednesday after three years of excavations. The findings will be exhibited…

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