As Best You Can’t

     “They did everything they could think of to secure the site. Today, it would have been cordoned off with the now all too familiar yellow police tape but that invention was still 19 centuries away. Still, the tomb itself was closed – the opening hewn out of the side of a cave covered by a large stone which had been rolled into its place. This was a common practice even then to discourage or impede grave robbers from removing precious objects or pricey tomb spices and aromatics and from disturbing the body itself. But “closed” was not enough to contain their jitters…”