Date of imagery: 12 Oct 2007 24 Mar 2016

Heritage Place

Resource Summary

Resource ID
EAMENA-0116641
Names
World Heritage Tentative List 5704 ( Designation )
PADIS code 0001 ( Alternative Reference )
تل السلطان ( Toponym )
أريحا ( Toponym )
Jericho ( Toponym )
Ruha ( Toponym )
Tell es-Sultan ( Toponym )
Overall Archaeological Certainty
No archaeological certainty recorded
Definite
Cultural periods
No cultural period recorded
Bronze Age (Levant) ( Period ) Early Bronze Age 3 (Southern Levant) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Classical/Pre-Islamic (Levant/Mesopotamia/Iran/Northern Arabia) ( Period ) Roman Imperial (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Islamic (Levant/Arabia) ( Period ) Islamic, Late (Mamluk/Rasulid) (Levant/Arabia) ( Period Detail ) Possible ( Certainty )
Islamic (Levant/Arabia) ( Period ) Islamic, Late (Ottoman) (Levant/Arabia) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Iron Age (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Iron Age, Post-Assyrian/Achaemenid/Persian (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Epipalaeolithic (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Classical/Pre-Islamic (Levant/Mesopotamia/Iran/Northern Arabia) ( Period ) Byzantine (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Neolithic (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Neolithic, Early/Aceramic/Pre-Pottery B (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Bronze Age (Levant) ( Period ) Late Bronze Age (Levant) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Islamic (Levant/Arabia) ( Period ) Islamic, Early (Umayyad/Abbasid/Fatimid) (Levant/Arabia) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Classical/Pre-Islamic (Levant/Mesopotamia/Iran/Northern Arabia) ( Period ) Post-Achaemenid/Hellenistic/Seleucid (Levant/Mesopotamia/Iran) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Islamic (Levant/Arabia) ( Period ) Islamic, Middle (Fatimid/Ayyubid/Crusader) (Levant/Arabia) ( Period Detail ) Probable ( Certainty )
Iron Age (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Iron Age 2 (Southern Levant) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Bronze Age (Levant) ( Period ) Early Bronze Age 1 (Southern Levant) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Iron Age (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Iron Age 1 (Southern Levant) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Bronze Age (Levant) ( Period ) Early Bronze Age 4 (Southern Levant) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Neolithic (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Neolithic, Early/Aceramic/Pre-Pottery A (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Bronze Age (Levant) ( Period ) Middle Bronze Age 1 (Levant) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Neolithic (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Neolithic, Late/Ceramic/Pottery (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Chalcolithic (Levant) ( Period ) Chalcolithic, Late (Levant) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Bronze Age (Levant) ( Period ) Middle Bronze Age 2 (Levant) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Bronze Age (Levant) ( Period ) Early Bronze Age 2 (Southern Levant) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )

Archaeological Assessment

Feature forms within the Heritage Place
No feature forms recorded
Tower ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Pit/Shaft/Tunnel ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Pit/Shaft/Tunnel ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Pit/Shaft/Tunnel ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Pit/Shaft/Tunnel ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Pit/Shaft/Tunnel ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Scatter ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Pit/Shaft/Tunnel ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) High ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) Medium ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) High ( Certainty )

Ditch/Trench ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Platform/Terrace ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Tower ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Depression/Hollow ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Tower ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Pit/Shaft/Tunnel ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Feature intepretations within Heritage Place
No feature interpretations recorded
Temple/Sanctuary/Shrine ( Type ) 2 to 5 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Tell ( Type ) 1 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Farm Building ( Type ) 2 to 5 ( Number ) High ( Certainty )

Hearth/Oven ( Type ) 2 to 5 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Storage Facility ( Type ) 11 to 20 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Gateway/Arch/Intersection ( Type ) Unknown ( Number ) Not Applicable ( Certainty )

Press/Press Element ( Type ) 2 to 5 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

House/Dwelling ( Type ) 51 to 100 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Ramparts/Fortification/Defensive Earthwork ( Type ) 11 to 20 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Settlement/Habitation Site ( Type ) 1 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Tomb/Grave/Burial ( Type ) 100 to 500 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Palace/High Status Complex ( Type ) 2 to 5 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )


Condition

Overall condition of resource
No overall condition recorded
Poor
Overall disturbance extent
No overall disturbance extent recorded
61-90%
Types of disturbances affecting the resource
No disturbance assessment recorded
Category: Building and Development - Cause: Construction - Cause certainty: Definite - Before: 2004-01-03

Category: Archaeological - Cause: Excavation (Hand) - Cause certainty: Definite - From: 2004-01-04 - To: 2015-05-09

Category: Archaeological - Cause: Excavation (Hand) - Cause certainty: Definite - Before: 2004-01-03

Category: Infrastructure/Transport - Cause: Road/Track - Cause certainty: Definite - Before: 2004-01-03

Category: Building and Development - Cause: Construction - Cause certainty: Definite - From: 2004-01-03 - To: 2010-01-04

Category: Trade/Commercial Use - Cause: Clearance (Bulldozing/Levelling) - Cause certainty: Definite - From: 2004-01-04 - To: 2010-01-04

Threat(s) to the resource
No threat assessment recorded
Threat category: Building and Development
Potential cause: Construction
Cause probability: Probable


Designations

Designation and Protection Status

Type: UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List From: 2012-04-02

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