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Newly revealed discovery provides scientific evidence for biblical account of Jesus’ crucifixion

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Scientists digging in Northern Italy recently revealed a discovery that provides more evidence for the biblical account of Jesus’ death and the method of execution.

The Bible recounts in the four Gospels that Jesus was crucified on a wooden cross. The stories claim the Roman soldiers who carried out the execution used nails, as opposed to rope — which was the most common method during that time — to secure Jesus to the cross. In fact, the amount of evidence showing the Roman Empire used nails during crucifixion is very small.

However, that seemingly changed when scientists discovered the remains of a man in Northern Italy, who appeared to have been executed via nail and wooden cross.

What are the details?

In 2007, while excavating a site in Gavello, Italy, about an hour outside Venice, a team led by scientists from the University of Ferrara discovered the skeletal remains of a Roman-era man. He was lying on his back with his arms and legs outstretched.

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