The Israel Museum

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The Israel Museum is one of the most famous art and archeology museums with wide extent exhibits of fine arts, biblical archeology from the countries of Africa, South America, Oceana and the far east. Founded as Israel’s national museum in 1965, and located in the Givat Ram hill neighborhood of Jerusalem, with it’s magnificent designed building on the grounds of Museum like the Shrine of the Book, the artifacts at Masada, and the house of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

The museum has 500,000 collections given by the famous patrons world wide. One of the main place in the museum is the Shrine of the Book, the most popular exhibit and the world’s oldest biblical manuscript is the home of dead sea scrolls covering a structure place in two-thirds below the ground, and with a pool of water that surrounds it. One of the newest attraction to the museum is the Second Temple Era model of Jerusalem, situated next to the Shrine of the Book, and the Billy Rose Sculptured Garden,  designed by Isamu Noguchi, a Japanese-American sculptor, it features the newest and abstract sculptures made by known sculptor like Menashe Kadishman, Pablo Picasso, Henry Moore, Auguste Rodin, and Claes Oldenburg.

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