Christian artifacts are a real treasure to believers, not so much that of the value that the world assigns to the object, but of the history and the story it tells about early Christians and the development of the faith.

Recently in Turkey, a 1,000-tear-old bible was recovered from bungling thieves trying to sell it. Flipping through the bible, you will see the amazing pictures of baby Jesus in a manger, Jesus Himself and many religious motifs, delicately made from gold leafs.

A 1,000-year-old Bible has been uncovered by police in Turkey after smugglers tried to sell the priceless book to undercover officers.

Police in the central Turkish city of Tokat confiscated the ancient Bible together with other priceless artefacts after catching the smugglers red-handed.

Three men have who were attempting to sell the Bible, written in the old Assyriac language, to undercover police officers have been arrested.

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