Jesus Burial Mosaic at Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, Israel - Encircle Photos

33 Jesus Burial Mosaic at Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, Israel

On the walls and ceilings of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre are tens of thousands of feet of mosaics. Near the Stone of Anointing is a long and intricate one. The three-section artwork portrays the final Station of the Cross. One shows Jesus being taken down from the cross. Another depicts Him being wrapped in a linen. This section illustrates the body of Jesus being carried into the tomb by Joseph of Arimathea, Mary his mother and Mary Magdalene.

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Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Christian Quarter Rd., Jerusalem, Israel

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