Monday, June 29, 2009
The Oldest Image of the Apostle Paul
Image: The Oldest Image of the Apostle Paul
Archaeologists have found an image on the walls of the Catacomb of Santa Tecla in Rome that may be the oldest image of the Apostle Paul. According to archeologists, the image is dated to the late fourth century A.D.
Archaeologists have also opened the white marble sarcophagus located under the Basilica of St. Paul. They found traces of linen cloth laminated with gold, red incense, protein, and limestone. Roman authorities say that scientific tests of the remains indicate that the remains belong to the apostle Paul.
Read the article here.
Read also: Paul's Tomb Found in Rome
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Northern Baptist Seminary
Tags: Archaeology, Image of Paul, Paul