Have the ruins of a tomb that belonged to one of the most famous kings of Judea and its a ruin and its not important enough for most politicians to want to hold onto in negotiations. Now if this is the tomb of a famous Jewish king and there is a visitors center and all its suddenly high profile and becomes something for Israel to want to hold onto. At the same time it serves the purpose of education if there is a visitor center.
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from the article: Top archaeologists condemn Israeli plan to rebuild ancient tomb