Stone of Anointing (Stone of Unction)

According to Christian tradition this is the slab where the body of Jesus was prepared for burial. On entering the church, directly ahead is the Stone of the Anointing (or Unction), in memory of the piety of Nicodemus and Joseph of Arimathea, who prepared Jesus’ body for burial.

Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. 30 CE The Stone of Anointing at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre Holy Sepulchre Custodia
Latest Update: June 20, 2015