Church of the Holy Sepulchreكنيسة القيامة

Church of the Holy Sepulchre  [59 x 80 cm]

Embroidery: Barbara Haj Hassan, Jordan

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is believed to have been built on the site at which Jesus of Nazareth is said to have been crucified and buried, and from which he was resurrected. The church dates from 325/326 CE, when Emperor Constantine ordered that it replace a Roman Temple.

Era: Byzantine Period (325—640)

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