Church of the Holy Sepulchre reveals historical treasures in 7 days and 7 nights of excavations

Source: All Israel News

August 9, 2023


Anumber of historical artifacts found in recent excavations in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem shed new light on the history of the church commemorating the places where Jesus died and rose from the dead.

The excavations are part of an ongoing program to restore the basilica floor and were conducted right in front of the Aedicule, the building directly over the site of the empty tomb…

Among the most exciting discoveries during these excavations was a hoard of coins, the latest of which carried the image of Roman Emperor Valens and dated to 364-378 A.D.

… Read the rest at All Israel News.

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