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Archaeologists puzzle over mystery woman in early Christian cemetery

Buried beside a stunning blue glass drinking bowl, the woman may have been the first interred at the Roman site, with others eager to be near her in the afterlife.
 
By Marjan Žiberna

PUBLISHED January 28, 2019

When a large construction project was launched on Gosposvetska Street in downtown Ljubljana in August 2017, Slovenian archaeologists in this ancient city naturally anticipated some interesting discoveries. But what they didn’t expect to find was an unusual glimpse into an early Christian community, and the important—and as yet unknown—woman its members chose to spend their afterlives close to.

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/culture/2019/01/mystery-woman-cemetery-ljubljana-slovenia-archaeology/
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