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People line to to visit the renovated Edicule in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in  Jerusalem's old city, Tuesday, March. 21, 2017. (Oded Balilty, AP for National Geographic)
People line to to visit the renovated Edicule in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's old city, Tuesday, March. 21, 2017. (Oded Balilty, AP for National Geographic)
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One of the holiest sites in Christianity fully re-opens to the public this Easter Sunday, after a yearlong renovation.

National Geographic Society archaeologist in residence Fred Hiebert (@FredHiebert) is a member of the renovation team, and he joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to discuss the process of cleaning and preserving the tomb.

This article was originally published on April 12, 2017.

This segment aired on April 12, 2017.

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