Monday, 31 October 2011

Miniature Christian prayer box 6-7century CE

Byzantine prayer box
Byzantine prayer box
IAA / Clara Amit

Archaeologists in Jerusalem discovered a miniature Christian prayer box that dates back to the sixth or seventh century CE.
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Byzantine Prayer Box Found in Jerusalem Dig

Miniature box adorned with cross dates from 6-7 century CE. Contained two icons surrounded by gold leaf.
By Gil Ronen

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