Tomb of Unknown Saint Found in Israel, Archaeologists Deduce

Clustered churches in Hippos-Sussita in sixth century C.E. indicate mutual tolerance among early Christian sects, which was not to last

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Tomb of a woman, about 5, with osteoporosis: Features of the tomb, found in Sussita, from around the 6th century C.E., indicate that she was held in veneration.
Tomb of an unknown saint in the Galilee?Credit: Concordia University Northeast Insula Project
Ruth Schuster
Ruth Schuster
The cathedral and the baptistry at HipposCredit: Concordia University Northeast Insula Project
The northwest church at HipposCredit: Concordia University Northeast Insula Project
Hippos, schematic of city layout in ca. 6 C.E.Credit: Concordia University Northeast Insula Project



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