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Father, son, and the holy SAUCER: Can this Byzantine fresco prove that UFOs exist?01:20

Father, son, and the holy SAUCER: Can this Byzantine fresco prove that UFOs exist?

Georgia, Mtskheta
July 23, 2017 at 21:52 GMT -00:00 · Published

In the constant search for proof, UFO watchers turned their attention to the 17th-century Georgian fresco of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion, surrounded by what could be two flying saucers, filmed Sunday in Svetitskhoveli Cathedral in Mtskheta.

In the upper part of the Byzantine style painting, just under the hands of Jesus, the artist Grigorii Guldzhavarashvili depicted two semicircular objects with three tails, looking suspiciously similar to flying saucers or UFOs.

While some historians argue that the objects refer to the Bible’s verse, "The sun will be turned to darkness, and the moon to blood", ufology 'experts' have countered that the sun and the moon were not given deity status by the church, and therefore would not be depicted on the religious fresco.

Hundreds of tourists and pilgrims from across the world have flocked to see the mysterious mural.

Father, son, and the holy SAUCER: Can this Byzantine fresco prove that UFOs exist?01:20
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In the constant search for proof, UFO watchers turned their attention to the 17th-century Georgian fresco of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion, surrounded by what could be two flying saucers, filmed Sunday in Svetitskhoveli Cathedral in Mtskheta.

In the upper part of the Byzantine style painting, just under the hands of Jesus, the artist Grigorii Guldzhavarashvili depicted two semicircular objects with three tails, looking suspiciously similar to flying saucers or UFOs.

While some historians argue that the objects refer to the Bible’s verse, "The sun will be turned to darkness, and the moon to blood", ufology 'experts' have countered that the sun and the moon were not given deity status by the church, and therefore would not be depicted on the religious fresco.

Hundreds of tourists and pilgrims from across the world have flocked to see the mysterious mural.

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