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Sign: Jerusalem - Heritage Sites in Israel - Dragoon Teeth

Gershon Agron St 14, Jerusalem, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל המועצה לשימור אתרי מורשת בישראל
סמל העיר ירושלים
סמל משרד התרבות והספורט
סמל הרשות לפיתוח ירושלים
סמל משרד ירושלים ומורשת

שיני הדרקון
מחסומי בטון בצורת פירמידה שכונו "שיני הדרקון", היו אחד האמצעים במערך ההגנה של מוסדות הממשל הבריטי בירושלים בתקופת המנדט הבריטי במחצית הראשונה של המאה העשרים. המחסומים שהוצבו בימי מלחמת העולם השנייה, נועדו לחסום טנקים וביניהם פוזרו מוקשים, יתדות וגדרות תיל.

أسنان التنين
الحواجز الخرسانية على شكل هرم والتي تسمى أسنان التنين" كانت جزءا من نظام الدفاع عن مؤسسات الحكومة البريطانية الانتدابية في القدس خلال الحرب العالمية الثانية من الدبابات. تم نثر الألغام والأوتاد والأسوار الشائكة بين الحواجز.

Symbol of the Council for the Preservation of Heritage Sites in Israel
The emblem of the city of Jerusalem
Symbol of the Ministry of Culture and Sports
Symbol of the Jerusalem Development Authority
Emblem of the Ministry of Jerusalem and Heritage

Pyramid-shaped concrete barriers called "dragoon teeth, which the British Mandate Government placed against Tanks during World War II formed to defend government Institutes. Mines, pegs and barbed wire fences were scattered among the stones.
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The sign shape is rectangular but its head is designed according to the silhouette of the old building of the Gymnasia Herzliya, which serves as a logo of the Council for the Preservation of Heritage Sites in Israel

The dragon’s teeth are clearly visible in the image from which the plaque was taken Click for a larger image

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