PHOTOS: Scientists uncover burial slab that once held the body of Jesus Christ

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Scientists have reportedly uncovered a burial slab which many Christians believe once held the body of Jesus Christ. 

The surface was exposed at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem, Marble had previously encased the slab since at least 1555AD, reports say.


The work going on at the church is being filmed by National Geographic.

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Fredrik Hiebert, the National Geographic Society’s archaeologist-in-residence, said: ‘It will be a long scientific analysis, but we will finally be able to see the original rock surface on which, according to tradition, the body of Christ was laid.’


Christians believe that  Christ’s body was laid on a slab cut from a limestone cave after his crucifixion by the Romans more than two thousand years ago.

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The scripture says He resurrected three days after his death and the women who came to anoint his body said no remains were found.

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