6th-century face of Jesus uncovered at Shivta. Dror Maayan

'Suddenly I Saw Eyes': Jesus’ Face Discovered in Ancient Israeli Desert Church

Very little early Christian art has survived the centuries in the Holy Land – but then an Israeli art historian looked at the apse of a ruined Byzantine church in Shivta, and saw Jesus’ face and short curly hair

Precious little early Christian art has survived in the Holy Land, though this is where the religion itself was born. But now, an extremely rare depiction of Jesus from the early Christian era has been found...

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