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Holy Tomb Of Jesus Christ Where He Was Resurrected Reopens After Centuries (Video) 

After the crucifixion of Jesus Christ by the Romans in 30 A.D., he was laid on a burial bed made out of limestone. When a person came to the tomb for anointing the dead body, there were no remains present which clearly indicated the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The reputed tomb where Jesus Christ was resurrected reopens for the first time after centuries.

Let's check out the pictures and video of the holy tomb of Jesus Christ. 

Source: National Geographic 

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Holy Tomb Of Jesus Christ Where He Was Resurrected
Reopens After Centuries (Video) 

Holy Tomb Of Jesus Christ Where He Was Resurrected Reopens After Centuries (Video) 

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Jesus Christ's body was laid on the slab of limestone depicted in the picture. 

Holy Tomb Of Jesus Christ Reopens

This slab has been covered in marble since 1855 and has become a place of worship of the Christians.

Several portions of the holy tomb of Jesus are still intact today. 

Holy Tomb Of Jesus Christ Reopens

All the churches are jointly carrying out the maintenance of different sections of the tomb.

The burial shelf of Jesus Christ is enclosed in a shrine-like structure called the 'Edicule'.

Holy Tomb Of Jesus Christ Reopens

This Edicule is present in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City.  

Edicule is decorated with oil lamps and large candle-sticks. 

Holy Tomb Of Jesus Christ Reopens

It was reconstructed in 1810 after being damaged in fire. 

The Edicule and the holy tomb of Jesus are unveiled after 200 years. 

Holy Tomb Of Jesus Christ Reopens

Currently, a team of scientists from the National Technical University of Athens is working on the restoration of the Edicule and the tomb of Jesus. 

Team is working under the direction of scientific supervisor professor Antonia Moropoulou. 

Holy Tomb Of Jesus Christ Reopens

Scientists are removing centuries-old layers of wax and carbon dioxide using liquid soap and water. 

Researchers were given 60 hours to interpret the nature of the burial bed of Jesus Christ. 

Holy Tomb Of Jesus Christ Reopens

As the church is a holy site for many Christians, restoration is put on hold for 2 centuries. 

Researchers made an amazing discovery while observing marble encasing the tomb of Jesus. 

Holy Tomb Of Jesus Christ Reopens

They found another marble slab with cross engraved on its surface. 

Fredrik Hiebert is an archaeologist who spotted the symbol on the slab. 

Holy Tomb Of Jesus Christ Reopens

He explained, "We can't say 100% but it appears to be visible proof that the location of the tomb has not shifted through time, something that scientists and historians have wondered for decades." 

An ornate of the resurrected Christ is also found on the site.

An ornate of the resurrected Christ is also found on the site.

Researchers were allotted time period of 60 hours to study the edicule and the holy tomb of Jesus. The burial site is resealed again and might not open for centuries. 

Watch the video of the holy tomb of Jesus here.

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