A new study of the only known remains of a crucified man paints a different picture of the Roman execution method.
1,500 years of history are just waiting to be discovered underfoot.
The mysterious statue may have come from a lost church on the Camino de Santiago.
“It is indeed great news for all of us that an ancient cross was found in Skardu. It shows that Christianity existed in this area," said Mansha Noor, executive director of Caritas Pakistan.
Archaeologists were forced to abandon their site at the village of Bethsaida in Israel when Lake Kinneret, also known as the Sea of Galilee, flooded.
Jesus might have walked over the structure that has been the source of scholarly debate.
The material on which the scrolls were written is leading scholars to rethink their previous assumptions.
Archaeological site was closed for a decade of renovations and months of pandemic.
The unnamed cleric was buried with a chalice and paten.
Researchers had considered the fragments to be blank scraps of paper.