And they said among themselves, Who shall roll us away the stone from the door of the sepulchre ?
And he took it down, wrapped it in a long linen swathing cloth, and laid it in an unused sepulchre hewn from the rock.
Both deny charges of ‘violating a sepulchre without the authority of the relatives or executors of said unknown person’.
So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch.
He sees the stone rolled away from the grave of Lazarus and three men approach the sepulchre where the man's body lies.
In the ritual of internment, the slab is rolled back from the sepulchre and the coffin is lowered down to the chamber below.
The picture provides this legend with monumentality since it turns it into an act of mourning performed on a sepulchre .
And they found the stone rolled away from the sepulchre .
The public had been kept clear of the tomb, and it is unclear what level of access there had been to the king's remains before they were replaced in a new sepulchre .
The most moving moment, and one that I had not anticipated, happened during my descent to the sepulcher holding the body of St. James.