July 29, 2013, Updated May 30, 2015

Tel Aviv’s Land of Israel Museum took 700 tons of Israel’s most plentiful natural resource – sand – and asked international sand sculptors to create exacting likenesses of super-heroes, storybook figures and Bible greats.

Organized by the Sand Sculpture Academy of Holland, the works are on display throughout the summer. You can catch a sneak preview here.

Music by Kevin MacLeod, Incompetech

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