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First archaeological evidence of Christianity in Bahrain

December 4, 2019 - General

Archaeologists have found the first evidence showing Christianity was practised in Bahrain, a discovery which sheds light on a missing part of the country’s history.

Potsherd decorated with a Cross [Credit: (c) T Insoll]Ancient documents have suggested there were Christian communities in the country before the spread of Islam in the 7th century, but this is the first time buildings or objects have been discovered which prove…

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Source: archeo

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