Date of imagery: 06 Feb 2013 19 Oct 2016

Heritage Place

Resource Summary

Resource ID
EAMENA-0116353
Names
غدامس ( Toponym )
Ghadamis ( Toponym )
World Heritage List 362 ( Designation )
GDM001 ( Alternative Reference )
Old Town of Ghadamès ( Designation )
Ghadames ( Toponym )
E09N30-21_000001 ( Designation )
Overall Archaeological Certainty
No archaeological certainty recorded
Definite
Cultural periods
No cultural period recorded
Islamic (North Africa) ( Period ) Islamic, Late (Ayyubid/Hafsid/Marinid/Zayyanid/Mamluk) (North Africa) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Islamic (North Africa) ( Period ) Islamic, Middle (Fatimid/Zirid/Hammadid/Almoravid/Almohad) (North Africa) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Classical/Pre-Islamic (Levant/Mesopotamia/Iran/Northern Arabia) ( Period ) Roman Imperial (North Africa) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Islamic (North Africa) ( Period ) Islamic, Late (Ottoman/Saadi/Wattasid/Alaouite/Colonial) (North Africa) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Classical/Protohistoric/Pre-Islamic (North Africa) ( Period ) Byzantine (Maghreb) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Contemporary Islamic (MENA) ( Period ) First World War (MENA) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Palaeolithic (North Africa) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Islamic (North Africa) ( Period ) Islamic, Early (Umayyad/Abbasid) (North Africa) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Contemporary Islamic (MENA) ( Period ) Contemporary Islamic, Early 20th century (MENA) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Neolithic (Maghreb) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Classical/Protohistoric/Pre-Islamic (North Africa) ( Period ) Roman Imperial, Late (North Africa) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )

Archaeological Assessment

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

Ditch/Trench ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Depression/Hollow ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Tower ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Multi-Component ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Feature intepretations within Heritage Place
No feature interpretations recorded
Market/Commercial Unit ( Type ) 2 to 5 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Fort/Fortress/Castle ( Type ) 1 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Building/Enclosure ( Type ) Unknown ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Mosque/Imam/Marabout ( Type ) 21 to 50 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Field System ( Type ) Unknown ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Cistern ( Type ) 6 to 10 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Well ( Type ) Unknown ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Water Control Mechanism/Feature ( Type ) Unknown ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Cemetery ( Type ) 2 to 5 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

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

Gathering Area ( Type ) 2 to 5 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )


Condition

Overall condition of resource
No overall condition recorded
Fair
Overall disturbance extent
No overall disturbance extent recorded
31-60%
Types of disturbances affecting the resource
No disturbance assessment recorded
Category: Tourism/Visitor Activities - Cause: Maintenance/Management Activities - Cause certainty: Definite - Before: 2011-02-01

Category: Building and Development - Cause: Construction - Cause certainty: Definite - Before: 2003-11-15

Category: Building and Development - Cause: Construction - Cause certainty: Definite - From: 2003-11-15 - To: 2016-02-04

Category: Agricultural/Pastoral - Cause: Clearance (Bulldozing/Levelling) - Cause certainty: Definite - Before: 2003-11-15

Category: Natural - Cause: Wind Action - Cause certainty: High - From: 2003-11-15 - To: 2016-02-04

Category: Agricultural/Pastoral - Cause: Vegetation/Crops/Trees - Cause certainty: Medium - Before: 2003-11-15

Category: Agricultural/Pastoral - Cause: Vegetation/Crops/Trees - Cause certainty: High - Before: 2003-11-15

Category: Infrastructure/Transport - Cause: Road/Track - Cause certainty: Definite - From: 2003-01-15 - To: 2016-02-04

Category: Infrastructure/Transport - Cause: Road/Track - Cause certainty: Definite - Before: 2003-11-15

Category: Agricultural/Pastoral - Cause: Clearance (Unclassified) - Cause certainty: Definite - Before: 2003-11-15

Category: Natural - Cause: Wind Action - Cause certainty: Definite - Before: 2003-11-15

Category: Natural - Cause: Unknown - Cause certainty: Definite - From: 2003-11-15 - To: 2016-04-02

Category: Natural - Cause: Unknown - Cause certainty: Definite - Before: 2003-11-15

Threat(s) to the resource
No threat assessment recorded
Threat category: Agricultural/Pastoral
Potential cause: Vegetation/Crops/Trees
Cause probability: Probable

Threat category: Agricultural/Pastoral
Potential cause: Vegetation/Crops/Trees
Cause probability: Probable

Threat category: Natural
Potential cause: Wind Action
Cause probability: Probable

Threat category: Domestic Use
Potential cause: Occupation/Continued Use
Cause probability: Probable

Threat category: Building and Development
Potential cause: Construction
Cause probability: Probable

Threat category: Agricultural/Pastoral
Potential cause: Clearance (Unclassified)
Cause probability: Probable

Threat category: Agricultural/Pastoral
Potential cause: Clearance (Bulldozing/Levelling)
Cause probability: Probable

Threat category: Tourism/Visitor Activities
Potential cause: Maintenance/Management Activities
Cause probability: Probable


Designations

Designation and Protection Status

Type: UNESCO World Heritage List From: 1987-12-07
Type: UNESCO World Heritage in Danger List From: 2016-07-14

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