More along the Mandaic theme, some Bulgarian archeologists believe that they have "found the remains of John the Baptist." Where this was "presided over" by the Eastern Orthodox, John the Baptist is a central figure in Mandaism, and with all of the funding going out to preserve Mandaic works, I found it ironic. :-)
I honestly don't know much more about this than the video over at BBC says about it, nor the reliability of the claims.
[Remains of John the Baptist 'found' - BBC]
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