LASER TECHNOLOGY UNCOVERS 1,600-YEAR-OLD CHRISTIAN FRESCOES IN ROME’S OLDEST CATACOMB by Nick Squires

Deep in a labyrinth of dank tunnels, in the heart of Rome’s oldest and largest catacombs, archaeologists have discovered an exquisite set of 1,600-year-old frescoes painted to commemorate the city’s early Christians. Experts used the latest laser technology to uncover the centuries of grime which had rendered the frescoes invisible.

 

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