In the Israel Museum

World Heritage sites from which "non-portable" objects have been removed which are now in the Israel Museum (including the affiliated Rockefeller Museum). "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

Site Rationale Link
Mount Carmel Caves Ancient Natufian grave skeleton
Old City of Jerusalem Building inscription for the city walls of Jerusalem, lintles from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, wooden beams from Al-Aqsa Mosque among others
Paramaribo Contents of the Former Tzedek ve-Shalom Synagogue

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  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source