Discovery News -
-The relics found in a small marble sarcophagus two years ago on a Bulgarian island called Sveti Ivan
-Bulgarian archaeologists had found a small box made of hardened volcanic ash close to the sarcophagus.
-A research team from Oxford University dated the right-handed knuckle bone to the first century AD.
Scientists have found new evidence they say supports the theory that a knuckle bone and other human remains found under a church floor in Bulgaria may be of John the Baptist.