An ancient cemetery, located underneath Vatican City and containing the graves of some of the earliest Roman Christians, will soon be open to the public for the first time. It’s well preserved and presents a fascinating view of the lives and traditions of middle and lower class Romans between around 80 BC and 320 AD. Photo courtesy of Vatican Museum

(RNS1-jan29) An ancient cemetery, located underneath Vatican City and containing the graves of some of the earliest Roman Christians, will soon be open to the public for the first time. It’s well preserved and presents a fascinating view of the lives and traditions of middle and lower class Romans between around 80 BC and 320 AD. For use with RNS-NECROPOLIS-ROME, transmitted on January 29, 2014, Photo courtesy of Vatican Museum

Sally Morrow

Sally Morrow

Sally Morrow joined Religion News Service in March 2012 as Photo/Multimedia Editor. She is a photographer and editor based in Kansas City, Mo. Morrow has worked as a multimedia editor and photographer at Newsday, The Des Moines Register, and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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