Category: Celebrating World Heritage

Carly Hilts 6 years ago
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The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem has been made a World Heritage Site, together…

Carly Hilts 6 years ago
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This year marks the 40th birthday of UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention, which to-date protects almost…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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In 1855, the young French archaeologist Léon Heuzey found the remains of a magnificent palace,…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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The former capital of one of the greatest and wealthiest empires of the Indian subcontinent…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Pompeii and its neighbour Herculaneum are among the oldest archaeological sites in the world, but…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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The ancient temples of Angkor have endured nearly a millennium of conflict and warfare, but…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Exactly 100 years ago, the explorer Hiram Bingham found Machu Picchu on the eastern slopes…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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The sprawling city at Angkor covered, at its peak, an astonishing 1,000km², and formed the…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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The sheer scale of Rome's German frontier is overwhelming. Running for almost 550km, and boasting…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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Fieldwork led by researchers at University College London (UCL) and the University of Manchester has…

Current World Archaeology 11 years ago
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When we asked our readers if they had a favourite World Heritage Site, Mycenae was…

Current World Archaeology 11 years ago
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Visitors to the Great Wall of China normally only see one small stretch of the…