Israeli plan to rebuild Herod’s tomb scrapped due to experts' criticism
The reconstruction of the West Bank monument, which would have set a precedent as the world's first archaeological structure to be fully restored, was championed by a local politician but slammed by archaeologists and academics as ostentatious and populist.
A plan to restore the original structure that held King Herod’s tomb at Herodion in the Judean Desert has been scrapped after it came under fire from archaeologists, tour guides and other experts.
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