Archaeologists find 'earliest church' in Holy Land
The discovery was sparked by prisoner Ramil Razilo, who was removing rubble when his shovel uncovered the edge of a large mosaic floor.
The Israel Antiquities Authority announced November 3 that excavations at the high-security prison had unearthed “a rare Christian religious structure” from the third to fourth centuries. An inscription on the floor stated that a table there had been dedicated to “the God Jesus Christ.”
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