Silver Star in Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem

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Sheppard, Beth M.
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05/23/2023
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Bethlehem , Church of the Nativity , Greek Orthodox , Grotto , Star , Jesus , Birth , Silver Star
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A silver star on a marble floor marks the spot in the Church of the Nativity that tradition says Jesus was born. It is below the main apse. Visitors enter from the door in the southern apse and depart through a door in the northern apse. The grotto is part of a larger cave system.
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