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Friday
Aug022013

Piece of Jesus’ Cross Found in Turkey?

File photo. MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Archaeologists in Turkey say they found a piece of the cross used to crucify Jesus while digging in the country this week, Turkey’s Hurriyet Daily News reports.

While digging at the Balatlar Church in the Black Sea province, they found a chest containing several relics believed to have been part of the crucifixion.

“This stone chest is very important to us. It has a history and is the most important artifact we have unearthed so far,” head of the excavations, Professor Gülgün Köroğlu, told the Daily News.

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