57 As evening approached, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who had himself become a disciple of Jesus. 58 Going to Pilate, he asked for Jesus’ body, and Pilate ordered that it be given to him. 59 Joseph took the body, wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, 60 and placed it in his own new tomb that he had cut out of the rock. He rolled a big stone in front of the entrance to the tomb and went away. 61 Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were sitting there opposite the tomb.
In -1808 a terrible fire broke out in the church, she suffered major damage, but was completely restored, except in this Chapel because of a dispute between the churches owned by Syrian and Armenian.
The Descent from the Cross (van der Weyden), XV century, the Prado Museum, Madrid.