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Update on the archaeological excavation work at the Holy Sepulchre complex in Jerusalem

On 21 December 2023, an update on the archaeological excavation works at the Holy Sepulchre complex in Jerusalem was presented to the leaders of the Christian Communities managing the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre, by the Department of Antiquities of the University of Rome Sapienza.

Please find attached the communiqué, written in Italian and then in English – edited by Prof. Francesca Romana Stasolla of the Department of Antiquities of the University of Rome Sapienza.

Foto 1 – Pavimento di fronte all’edicola del Santo Sepolcro / Pavement in front of the Aedicula Photo Credit © Archivio Università La Sapienza, Roma

Foto 2 – Fondazione del triportico / Foundation of the triporticus Photo Credit  © Archivio Università La Sapienza, Roma

Foto 3 – Strada romana / Roman street Photo Credit  © Archivio Università La Sapienza, Roma

Foto 4 – Tessere di mosaico / Mosaic tesserae Photo Credit  © Archivio Università La Sapienza, Roma

Foto  5– Lastra con graffiti di pellegrini / Pilgrims graffiti on marble slab Photo Credit  © Archivio Università La Sapienza, Roma

By: custodia

2023-12-28T22:09:01+00:00 December 28th, 2023|Categories: News|