Christian tomb with Lazarus murals found in Bulgaria
Published on July 24th, 2012 | by Admin0
The archaeological find, provisionally dated 4th c. AD, is part of the southern necropolis of ancient Philippopolis and measures 1 by 2 metres.
Its two large walls are covered with a depiction of the Resurrection of Lazarus, painted in five colours.
The two short walls are covered with a number of Christian symbols, but the Lazarus murals are believed to be unique for Bulgaria, said archaeologist Maya Martinova.
Story: Novinite | Photo: Wikimedia Commons