The well-to-do would lie in arcosolia, richly decorated chambers within the ~2,000-year old Jewish catacomb in Rome, Villa Torlonia Jacopo Brogioni, Courtesy Yuval Baruch archive

Religion, Science Clash as Archaeologists Restore Ancient Jewish Catacomb in Rome

New finds in the 2,000-year-old underground cemetery include the first Hebrew inscription at the site, as well as signs that Christians and Jews may have shared the burial space

Archaeologists racing to save a vulnerable and rapidly disintegrating 2,000-year old Jewish catacomb in Rome gave in to pressure from an ultra-Orthodox Jewish group and let them rebury the bones found within,...

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