In the Vatican Museums

World Heritage sites from which "non-portable" objects have been removed which are now in the Vatican Museums. "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
Acropolis marble fragments from the Parthenon (gregoriano profano)
Etruscan Necropolises funerary bed from Cerveteri (gregoriano etrusco)
Pyramids (Memphis) Several tomb reliefs
Rome mosaic floor from the Caracalla Baths (gregoriano profano)
Vatican City Raphael's tapestries for the Sixtine Chappel (pinacoteca)
Villa Adriana (Tivoli) an over 2m high Egyptian statue (gregoriano egizio)


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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.
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