MAGDALA, ISRAEL (CNN) - Archaeologists are digging all summer next to the Sea of Galilee.
They are un-earthing what may once have been the home of Mary Magdalene, one of the most revered biblical saints.
Its dawn on the Sea of Galilee before an early morning dig to discover the roots of Christianity, volunteers pray. In the ruins of the ancient town of Magdala each swing of the pick ax, an effort to uncover what life was like some 2,000 years ago.
Historians believe Jesus may have once walked the cobbled streets. This may have been home to one of the most important figures of the Bible, Mary Magdalene. The first recorded witness of the resurrection. "This is a holy site. I am sure of that," said father Juan Solana.
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