Taiwan: Earliest Catholic grave in Asia-Pacific unearthed

3.21.2017

Excavation of an early 17th Century grave has revealed a body buried with its hands in prayer.

CHR Comment: Spanish colonists tried to gain power but ultimately failed.

Source: Taiwan: Earliest Catholic grave in Asia-Pacific unearthed

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Top 10 Discoveries of 2016 – Archaeology Magazine

ARCHAEOLOGY’s editors reveal the year’s most compelling finds

CHR Comment: Two the top ten discoveries relate to Christian history. On Mona Island, Puerto Rico, archaeologists investigated rock art from Spanish Christians, which was etched alongside rock art from the indigenous people. In Salem, MA, researchers located the site where the “witches” were executed following the infamous Salem Witch Trials.

Source: Top 10 Discoveries of 2016 – Archaeology Magazine