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Byzantine Church Discovered Outside of Jerusalem

Irish45

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Sorry if this one is a repeat! 

"Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) archaeologists have discovered a Byzantine-period church during excavations near Abu Ghosh, a town just outside of Jerusalem in Israel. The 1,500-year-old church, which measures about 52 feet in length, includes a side chapel with a baptistery shaped like a four-leaf clover."


http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/biblical-topics/post-biblical-period/byzantine-church-discovered-outside-of-jerusalem/
 

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Very interesting.  Thanks for the article.
 

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Wow! Wonder what saint it was dedicated to.  :angel:
 

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I would try to investigate if there's any Biblical significance of the area.  This might give us an idea what the church was dedicated to.
 
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