Today, 27 October, archaeologists removed the marble slab of funeral coaches Christ in the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
The researchers found a large amount of stone material under a marble slab, which was installed in 1555. According to archaeologist Fredrik Ghiberti from the National Geographic Society, still have much research, but ultimately, scientists will be able to see what was the original surface of the stone, which, according to legend, rested the body of Jesus Christ. This edition reports International Business Times.
The thing is, by the sixteenth century stone bed appeared heavily damaged pilgrims who overcome enormous distances to worship sanctuary, tried to take it a piece of themselves. , It has covered the plate.
Holy Sepulcher concluded in Sepulcher - domed chapel with yellow and pink marble. Existing Kuvuklyya restored in 1809-1810 after the design by architect Nicholas Greek chimney. Now this restoration work carried out under the direction of Antonio Maropolo from the National Technical University of Athens, a specialist in the field of conservation and building materials.
According to scientists, the disclosure tomb archaeologists will discover why St. Helena, which conducted excavations in Jerusalem, decided that this tomb is the burial place of Christ.