Israel archaeologists say find 1,400-year-old Christian relic

31.10.2011                      03.Cheschwan. 5772                       Ta'anit BH"B

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Israel archaeologists say find 1,400-year-old Christian relic

A small box with a cross carved on its lid found in Jerusalem, containing what may have been portraits of Jesus and Mary.

Israeli archaeologists said Sunday they have found a tiny 1,400-year-old relic of Christian faith among the remains of an ancient road in Jerusalem.
The finding, an exquisitely made 2 centimeter by 1.5 centimeter box of bone with a cross carved on the lid, was likely carried by a Christian believer around the end of the 6th century A.D….