Jewel-Encrusted Skeletons Discovered in Rome in 1578

In 1578, an incredible and somewhat baffling discovery was made in Rome. Beneath the city lies a network of labyrinth-like tombs that housed skeletons of early Christian martyrs wearing expensive clothes and decorated with precious jewels. The skeletons, who were believed to be saints, were given the name “The Catacomb Saints” by those who first … Read more