Early Christendom graves found under Milan church

Published on May 15th, 2013 | by Admin



The graves of an infant and and adult have been found during excavations at the Church of Saints James and Philip just outside of Milan, Italy.

Excavations of the Church of Saints James and Philip, which began in March, led to discoveries that are especially important to the history of the Lombardy region and its earliest inhabitants.

Findings related to the community, once known as Nocetum, include tombs of an infant and an adult, and coins dating from the time of Roman emperor Magnentius, usurper of the empire from 350 to 353.

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