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From the August 23, 2010 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


EARLY IMAGES OF APOSTLES DISCOVERED IN ROME ARCHAEOLOGISTS EXPLORING a Christian catacomb under a residential Roman street have unearthed the earliest known images of the apostles Andrew and John. Using a newly developed laser to burn away centuries of calcium deposits without damaging the paintings beneath, the team found the late 4th-century images in the richly decorated tomb of a Roman noblewoman.