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2,141. In a fleshly tomb I am buried above ground. (Life’s Like That & Tomb & Buried) Bill Cooper
12,542. The practise of tomb veneration is ubiquitous. (Jesus & Bible & New Testament & Gospels & Tomb) Excavating the Empty Tomb
12,543. The first Christians did not regard the place where Jesus had been laid as having any special significance because no grave was thought to contain Jesus’ earthly remains. (Jesus & Tomb) ibid.
12,544. Why was Jesus’ tomb never worshipped until the fourth century? (Jesus & Tomb) ibid.
12,545. There was never an empty tomb to venerate. (Jesus & Tomb) ibid.
12,550. In 1980 archaeologists investigated an apparently unremarkable tomb under a building site outside Jerusalem. They found a number of ancient bone boxes or ossuaries and a series of names that sparked a sensational claim: that this unremarkable tomb could contain the remains of Jesus Christ, his family, and shocking evidence he wasn’t resurrected. But married? And that he even had a son. (Jesus & Tomb & Ossuary & Archaeology) Lost Tomb of Jesus?
12,551. ‘Jesus, Son of Joseph’: this find sparked an international archaeological drama. (Jesus & Tomb & Ossuary & Archaeology) ibid.
12,552. It was the names apparently etched on the bone-boxes inside that captivated those who formulated the sensational Jesus tomb theory. As well as the ‘Jesus, son of Joseph’ translation there were several other interpretations of names that led to the stunning suggestion Talpiut could be the family tomb of Jesus Christ. There was Maria in Hebrew, a form of Mary; another name was interpreted as Mariamne, written in Greek – perhaps another form of Mary. There was also a Jose in Hebrew, a nickname for Joseph. (Jesus & Tomb & Ossuary & Archaeology) ibid.
12,553. But recently an ossuary appeared on the Israeli antiquities market bearing the inscription ‘James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus’ ... But subsequent investigations have cast grave doubts over the so-called James ossuary. (Jesus & Tomb & Ossuary & Archaeology) ibid.
12,555. Even if the flawed translations are right, the apparently impressive cluster of names is actually statistically unremarkable. All of these names were common at the time. (Jesus & Tomb & Ossuary & Archaeology) ibid.
12,556. The Talpiut tomb is buried beneath this concrete slab in a suburb on the edge of Jerusalem. (Jesus & Tomb & Ossuary & Archaeology) ibid.
12,557. If a crucified man was buried at Talpiut, the signs would have been hard to miss. (Jesus & Tomb & Ossuary & Archaeology) ibid.
12,605. Nowhere does he [Paul] mention the empty tomb. (Jesus & Christianity & Paul & Tomb) Ian Wilson, Jesus: The Evidence III
32,481. And so sepúlchred in such pomp dost lie,
That kings for such a tomb would wish to die. (King & Tomb) John Milton
97,654. In a parish church in the Midlands lies the tomb of our greatest ever playwright: it’s only inscription is a curse. William Shakespeare’s strange-looking grave has long been surrounded by rumour and legend. (Shakespeare & Grave & Tomb) Shakespeare’s Tomb, Channel 4 2016
97,655. The story claimed that a band of trophy-hunters had broken into the grave and stolen Shakespeare’s skull. (Shakespeare & Grave & Tomb) ibid.
97,656. One of the wilder rumours – that Shakespeare wasn’t even buried at Holy Trinity. (Shakespeare & Grave & Tomb) ibid.
97,657. Britain’s greatest dramatist was buried not in a grand vault but in a shallow grave without so much as a coffin. (Shakespeare & Grave & Tomb) ibid.
107,917. The single largest burial site on Earth starting with its greatest treasure - the Terracotta Army. The Greatest Tomb on Earth, BBC 2017
107,918. New evidence suggests that the inspiration for all this could have come from the West. ibid.
107,919. They’re nothing like any figure made in China before them. ibid.
122,597. There’s always been one of human history that has really captured my imagination. I’m talking about ancient Egypt. Almost a hundred years ago Howard Carter and his discovery of Tutankhamun crowned a golden age of tomb exploration. But right now the archaeologists are back. And the world of Egytian tombs is as exciting as ever. (Tomb & Egypt & Archaeology) Tony Robinson, Egyptian Tomb Hunting, Channel 5 2018
122,598. Some remarkable tomb discoveries which I’m about to join … John and Maria have been systematically revealing a large burial ground known as a necropolis … (Tomb & Egypt & Archaeology) ibid.
122,615. I was hunting for the men and women who built ancient Egypt when Egypt was at the peak of its powers and the tombs were spectacular. (Tomb & Egypt & Archaeology) ibid.
122,616. ‘About 120 [pyramids] all around Egypt.’ (Tomb & Egypt & Archaeology & Pyramids) ibid. expert