Joseph of Arimathea was, according to all four canonical gospels, the man who assumed responsibility for the burial of Jesus after his crucifixion. The historical location of Arimathea is uncertain, although it has been identified with several towns. A number of stories that developed during the Middle Ages connect him with Glastonbury, England, and also with the Holy Grail legend.
This status is a depiction of Joseph Of Arimathea taking Jesus down after he died on the cross. It was hand carved by Christian artisan in the Holy Land.
Underneath this statue, you can find our “Bethlehem Wood Carving” seal of authenticity. Additionally, this statue is shipped with a separate certificate of authenticity.
This olive wood article is very solid, and durable. The surface has a fine finish that’s silky smooth to the touch.
Our artisans carve these products from pruned branches follow the standard pruning process. This is a beautiful and truly magnificent gift from the Holy Land.
Olive wood is very unique by nature. Similar to human fingerprint, olive wood grain will be different from one branch to another. In other words, there are no identical items. The shipped item may be slightly different than the one shown in the pictures. It may also contain minor cracks or knots due to the nature of the olive wood. We make these product in the Holy Land. For faster turnaround we ship from United States. Should you have any questions or for more information, do not hesitate to contact us.