San Lorenzo Church

Aosta, Italy

Under the Aosta old parish church, archaeological diggings brought to light the early Christian cruciform basilica, indicated as Concilium Sanctorum, the Assembly of Saints because it was built on the tombs of some of the early martyrs who were buried in the Roman cemetery area which in itself was built on a protohistoric funeral settlement. 

Inside you can see parts of the liturgical structures, the relic platform with the tombs of three bishops who lived between the 5th and 6th centuries (Grato, Agnello, Gallo) and other tomb chambers dating from between the 5th and 8th centuries.

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