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The building
A model of The National Campus for the Archaeology of Israel

The Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein National Campus for the Archaeology of Israel (Hebrew: הקריה הלאומית לארכיאולוגיה של ארץ ישראל) is the new building for the Israel Antiquities Authority. It is being built between the Israel Museum and the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem. The architect is Moshe Safdie. The cornerstone ceremony was held on 15 October 2006 and plans to open in October 2012. The building will be the home of the World Center for the Dead Sea Scrolls, and will have all the 15,000 Dead Sea scrolls.[1]


  1. "National Campus for the Archaeology of Israel". archaeology.org.il. 2012. Archived from the original on 22 December 2012. Retrieved 21 August 2012.

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