In the Istanbul museum

World Heritage sites from which "non-portable" objects have been removed which are now in the Istanbul Archeological 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
Ancient Thebes Tombs
Babylon The Istanbul Archaeology Museum has lions, dragons, and bulls from the Processional Way to the Ishtar Gate (wiki)
Hattusha Yerkapi Sphinx
Istanbul Several
Palmyra Tomb chamber
Thessalonika The Rotunda Ambo
Troy Most findings are exhibited there


Do you know of another WHS we could connect to In the Istanbul museum?

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A connection should:

  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