Titulus Crucis
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Titulus Crucis

Reliquaries in the Basilica di Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, Rome. Left: a nail used in the Crucifixion. Right: Titulus Crucis or Title of the Cross, discovered in the church in 1492. The fragment shows the word "Nazarene" written in Hebrew, Latin and Greek.