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1910 New Catholic Dictionary
Archaeology, Commission of Sacred
Official pontifical board founded, 1851, by Pius IX, for the purpose of promoting and directing excavations in the Roman catacombs and other sites of Christian antiquarian interest. It has made extensive excavations in the catacombs and other parts of Rome, and formed the Museum of Catacomb Inscriptions in the Lateran Palace.
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Entry for 'Archaeology, Commission of Sacred'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/a/archaeology-commission-of-sacred.html. 1910.
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