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Encyclopedia > Israel Museum
The road sign
The road sign
The Shrine of the Book
The Shrine of the Book

The Israel Museum (Hebrew: מוזיאון ישראל‎, Muzion Yisrael) in Jerusalem, was founded in 1965 as Israel's national museum. The museum comprises of several main sections: Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1333 KB) Summary The road sign of The Israel Museum in w:Jerusalem, w:Israel Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Israel Museum Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1333 KB) Summary The road sign of The Israel Museum in w:Jerusalem, w:Israel Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Israel Museum Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 712 KB) Summary The Shrine of The Book complex in the Israel Museum (Jerusalem, Israel) Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Jerusalem Israel Museum Tourism in Israel Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 712 KB) Summary The Shrine of The Book complex in the Israel Museum (Jerusalem, Israel) Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Jerusalem Israel Museum Tourism in Israel Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from... “Hebrew” redirects here. ... For other uses, see Jerusalem (disambiguation). ...

  • The collection of the Bezalel Museum of Fine Arts;
  • a vast collection of Judaica and Ethnography, exhibits of items typical of various Diaspora Jewish communities;
  • Fine art galleries;
  • Period rooms;
  • Art objects from Africa, North and South America, Oceania and the Far East;
  • An archeological wing containing artifacts from prehistoric times to the 15th century;
  • A sculpture garden with over 60 works;
  • The Shrine of the Book which houses rare biblical manuscripts, including the Dead Sea Scrolls;
  • A youth wing comprising galleries, classrooms and workshops, with an extensive educational program;

Bezalel Academy of Art and Design is Israels national school of art. ... Exterior view of the Shrine of the Book Entrance to the Shrine of the Book The Shrine of the Book is built to symbolized the scroll of the War of the Sons of Light Against the Sons of Darkness - The shrine is built as a white dome symbolizing the Sons... The Dead Sea scrolls comprise roughly 900 documents, including texts from the Hebrew Bible, discovered between 1947 and 1956 in eleven caves in and around the Wadi Qumran (near the ruins of the ancient settlement of Khirbet Qumran, on the northwest shore of the Dead Sea) in the West Bank. ...

External links

  • The Israel Museum in Jerusalem
  • The Israel Museum at ilMuseums.com
  • Jerusalem Photo Portal — Israel Museum
  • Israel Museum information - Go Jerusalem Travel Portal

Coordinates: 31°46′20.56″N, 35°12′16.29″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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