Christian Relics

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tne Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem is regarded as the burial site of Jesus. Only some bodily relics of Jesus survive, such as his baby teeth and foreskin, since his body is supposed to have been resurrected and raised to heaven.

 

Arm reliquary with arm bone from unidentified saint in the Cathredal of Sevilla.

 

 

   

 

 
Relics of St. David are contained in this chest in the church of St. David in southern Wales. Other cultures also pay special attention to the burial of corpses.


 

Reliquary with bones of various unidentified figures in the Cathredal of Sevilla
 

 


Bones in tomb at shrine of the Seven Sleepers in city of Sahab on outskirts of Amman in Jordan.

 

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