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Heritage Resource E27

Resource Summary

Resource ID
EAMENA-0116641
Names
تل السلطان ( Toponym )
Tell es-Sultan ( Toponym )
أريحا ( Toponym )
World Heritage Tentative List 5704 ( Designation )
PADIS code 0001 ( Alternative Reference )
Ruha ( Toponym )
Jericho ( Toponym )
Overall Site Certainty
Definite
Site function(s)
Industrial/Productive ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Status/Display/Monumental ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Funerary/Memorial ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Domestic ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Public ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Religious ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Agricultural/Pastoral ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Defensive/Fortification ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Cultural periods
Epipalaeolithic (Levant & Arabia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Early Bronze Age 3 (Levant) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Roman (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Ottoman (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Persian (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Middle Islamic (Arabia/Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Probable ( Certainty )
Byzantine (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Pre-Pottery Neolithic B (Levant) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Late Bronze Age (Levant) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Hellenistic (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Iron Age 2 (Southern Levant) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Early Bronze Age 1 (Levant) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Umayyad (Arabia/Levant/Mesopotamia/Iran) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Late Islamic (Arabia/Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Possible ( Certainty )
Iron Age 1 (Southern Levant) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Early Bronze Age 4 (Levant) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Pre-Pottery Neolithic A (Levant) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Middle Bronze Age I (Levant) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Pottery Neolithic (Levant) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Late Chalcolithic/Ghassulian (Southern Levant) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Middle Bronze Age 2 (Levant) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Pottery Neolithic/Late Neolithic (Levant) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Early Bronze Age 2 (Levant) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )

Classification

Feature forms within Heritage Resource
Depression/Hollow ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Ditch/Trench ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Pit/Shaft/Tunnel ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Pit/Shaft/Tunnel ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 21 to 50 ( Number )
Pit/Shaft/Tunnel ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 51 to 100 ( Number )
Pit/Shaft/Tunnel ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 100 to 500 ( Number )
Pit/Shaft/Tunnel ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 11 to 20 ( Number )
Pit/Shaft/Tunnel ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Pit/Shaft/Tunnel ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 6 to 10 ( Number )
Platform/Terrace ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Scatter ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) High ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Medium ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) High ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 11 to 20 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 11 to 20 ( Number )
Tower ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Tower ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Tower ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Feature intepretations within Heritage Resource
Farm Building ( Type ) High ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Gateway/Arch/Intersection ( Type ) Not Applicable ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Hearth/Oven ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
House/Dwelling ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 51 to 100 ( Number )
Palace/High Status Complex ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Press/Press Element ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Ramparts/Fortification/Defensive Earthwork ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 11 to 20 ( Number )
Settlement/Habitation Site ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Storage Facility ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 11 to 20 ( Number )
Tell ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Temple/Sanctuary/Shrine ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Tomb/Grave/Burial ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 100 to 500 ( Number )

Condition

Overall condition of resource
Poor
Overall disturbance extent
61-90%
Types of disturbances affecting the resource
Development - Cause: Construction - To: 2004-01-03
Archaeological - Cause: Excavation (Hand) - To: 2004-01-03
Infrastructure/Transport - Cause: Road/Track - To: 2004-01-03
Development - Cause: Construction - From: 2004-01-03 - To: 2010-01-04
Trade/Commercial - Cause: Clearance (Bulldozing/Levelling) - From: 2004-01-04 - To: 2010-01-04
Archaeological - Cause: Excavation (Hand) - From: 2004-01-04 - To: 2015-05-09
Potential impact factors on the resource
Development - Potential cause: Construction

Designations

Designation and Protection Status

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

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