Israeli World Heritage site vandalized

Published on October 5th, 2009 | by Admin

0
avdat

Vandals have caused irreversible damage to Avdat, an ancient Nabatean city that dates back to the 3rd century B.C.

The vandals sprayed black and yellow graffiti, destroyed signs, tipped over ancient stone pillars and destroyed a 1,700-year-old marble altar, spokesman Omri Gal said.

Police are currently investigating the incident, Gal said. The vandals could have entered the site any time during the night since it is open and unfenced, he said.

“We don’t know when they came, but they did a lot of damage in a very short time,” he said.

Tags: , , , ,



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • Follow me on Twitter!   Subscribe to my RSS feed!
     
  • Question of the Moment

    Fidel Castro ruled over Cuba for 60 years. Is Cuba better or worse as a result?

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...
  • Like us on Facebook

  • Sponsors

  • Archives