Posts Tagged ‘Christs tomb’

Christ’s tomb exposed for first time in hundreds of years

Monday, March 11th, 2019

For the first time in centuries, scientists have exposed the original surface of what is traditionally considered Christ’s tomb. Located in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem, the tomb has been covered by marble cladding since at least 1555 A.D., and most likely centuries earlier.Read more

Holy Sepulchre’s age determined

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

The Holy Sepulchre’s age has been tested by archaeologists. The Holy Sepulchre is believed to be Christ’s burial place. The archaeologists found the mortar and marble slab covering the original burial bed dated back to about 345 AD. This coincides with the time period that Constantine was believed to have built the shrine around the Read more

Christ’s newly restored tomb may collapse

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Christ’s newly restored tomb may collapse, says Antonia Moropoulou, chief scientific supervisor with the National Technical University of Athens. The tomb’s structural integrity has been a concern for over 100 years. The tomb has just been reopened after extensive renovations. Moropoulou says the collapse will be a slow, but catastrophic process. The problem is the Read more