Ancient Image of Jesus Found in Egypt Tomb


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(Newser) – Archaeologists exploring the ancient Egyptian city of Oxyrhynchu believe they have uncovered one of the earliest images of Jesus ever found. The figure painted on the wall of a hidden room deep in an ancient tomb shows “a young man with curly hair, dressed in a short tunic and with his hand raised as if giving a blessing,” the lead researcher says, according to the Independent. Experts are now trying to decipher inscriptions around the figure, which they believe was painted by Coptic Christians in the sixth or seventh century.

newser.com/story/186203/ancient-image-of-jesus-found-in-egypt-tomb.html

This is pretty cool. :cool:


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Their really not sure who it is, could be a bishop or saint. God Bless, memaw


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Saw this! Fascinating!


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