Special Edition: How old is the Tomb of Christ?

Special Edition: How old is the Tomb of Christ?





Scientists just confirmed the age of the holiest site in Christianity.
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SPECIAL EDITION
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
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Exclusive: True Age of Jesus Christ's Supposed Tomb Revealed
Last year in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, researchers uncovered the site worshipped as Jesus' tomb for the first time in living memory. Now, new findings confirm that the stone within is indeed the very site first identified by an Imperial Roman delegation nearly 1700 years ago.
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The Tomb Through the Ages
Known as the Edicule, the shrine enclosing the tomb has been revered since the 330s—though it's had a facelift or two. In this stunning illustration, explore 17 centuries of destruction and reconstruction of the site worshipped as Jesus' tomb.
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What Archaeology Is Telling Us About the Real Jesus
Believers call him the Son of God. Skeptics dismiss him as legend. Our reporter spent a year following in the steps of archaeologists digging in the Holy Land who are sifting fact from fiction.
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