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Ancient Byzantine church is discovered near Jerusalem(5 images)

Pictures from an ancient Byzantine Church dating 1,5000 years ago found by archeologists in Beit Nakofa, near Jerusalem.

Archeologist Annette Nagar from the Israeli Antiquities Authority looks at a child baptismal in an ancient Byzantine Church dating 1,5000 years ago, in Beit Nakofa, near Jerusalem, Israel, June 10, 2015. According to archeologists, the church was used by pilgrims on the ancient road to Jerusalem from the coastal plain. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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Archeologist Annette Nagar from the Israeli Antiquities Authority walks on the exacavations of an ancient Byzantine Church dating 1,5000 years ago, in Beit Nakofa, near Jerusalem, Israel, June 10, 2015. According to archeologists, the church was used by pilgrims on the ancient road to Jerusalem from the coastal plain. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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Archeologist Annette Nagar from the Israeli Antiquities Authority holds an old oil lamp from 5-7 C.E., as she stands near a child baptismal in an ancient Byzantine Church dating 1,5000 years ago, in Beit Nakofa, near Jerusalem, Israel, June 10, 2015. According to archeologists, the church was used by pilgrims on the ancient road to Jerusalem from the coastal plain. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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Archeologist Annette Nagar from the Israeli Antiquities Authority holds an old oil lamp from 5-7 C.E., as she stands near a child baptismal in an ancient Byzantine Church dating 1,5000 years ago, in Beit Nakofa, near Jerusalem, Israel, June 10, 2015. According to archeologists, the church was used by pilgrims on the ancient road to Jerusalem from the coastal plain. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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