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In the Louvre

World Heritage sites from which "non-portable" objects have been removed which are now in the Louvre Museum in Paris. "Non portable" is defined as
a. Integral to the structure from which they have been removed
b. Not intended to be moved from the site
c. Of "significant" size and weight

Connected Sites

  • Byblos The Yehawmilk stele Link
  • Meroe Offering table Link
  • Palmyra Relief of Maliku Link
  • Persepolis Man carrying a kid goat Link
  • Rapa Nui The Louvre holds an Original Tuff Head, which was presented to the Chilean government by Henri Lavachery and Alfred Metraux for the Musée de l'Homme after their expedition to Rapa Nui, in 1934-35. (wiki)
  • Susa Stele representing King Untash Napirisha, "King of Anzan and Susa". This stele with four registers was commissioned by the Elamite king Untash-Napirisha for the city of Chogha Zanbil. It was later moved to Susa by one of his successors,
  • Tchogha Zanbil Stele representing King Untash Napirisha, "King of Anzan and Susa". This stele with four registers was commissioned by the Elamite king Untash-Napirisha for the city of Chogha Zanbil. It was later moved to Susa by one of his successors,

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