Monthly Archives: October 2010

Proto-Urban site of Sarazm

Urban site of Sarazm          Background:           Name: Proto-Urban site of Sarazm           Location: Tajikistan           Date of inscription: 2010           Criteria: (ii) (iii)   It must demonstrate interchange of human values over a span of time or within a cultural area … Continue reading

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Archaeological Site of Atapuerca

Background: Country: Spain Date of Nomination: 28 July 1999 Reasons for Nomination: III. To bear a unique or at least exceptional testimony to a cultural tradition or to a civilization which is living or which has disappeared. V. To be … Continue reading

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Old City of Jerusalem

Old City of Jerusalem and Its Walls     unesco.org               The name of this archaeological cites that stands out among all of the holy historic monuments are the Dome of the Rock.  Jerusalem is the largest city in Israel … Continue reading

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HENGE OF STONE

Stonehenge Background: Stonehenge is located in Wiltshire, England. It was added to the website in 1986. This was added to the site because it shows human values, is an amazing human made masterpiece, and is very unique. There are 28 … Continue reading

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Archaelolgical Site of Troy

Background: Name: Archaelolgical Site of Troy Country: Turkey Year added to the World Heritage List: 1998 Criteria: II: To exhibit an important interchange of human values, over a span of time or within a cultural area of the world, on … Continue reading

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The Vézère Valley

Location: France Year added to World Heritage List: 1979 Criteria site was nominated for: “(i.) to represent a masterpiece of human creative genius and (iii.) to bear a unique or at least exceptional testimony to a cultural tradition or to a civilization … Continue reading

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Rapa Nui National Park

 Background: The Rapa Nui National Park is located in Chile on Ester Island. This archeological site was added to the World Heritage List in 1995. The site was nominated because it contains archaeological support that constitutes an excellent and … Continue reading

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