Date of imagery: 27 Oct 2012

Heritage Resource E27

Resource Summary

Resource ID
EAMENA-0115758
Names
‘Anjar ( Toponym )
عنجر ( Toponym )
World Heritage List 293 ( Designation )
Anjar ( Toponym )
Overall Site Certainty
Definite
Site function(s)
Status/Display/Monumental ( Function ) High ( Certainty )
Domestic ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Trade/Commercial ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Public ( Function ) High ( Certainty )
Defensive/Fortification ( Function ) High ( Certainty )
Cultural periods
Umayyad (Arabia/Levant/Mesopotamia/Iran) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Classical (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Possible ( Certainty )
Medieval (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )

Classification

Feature forms within Heritage Resource
Depression/Hollow ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Paved/Laid Surface ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 11 to 20 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 21 to 50 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Tower ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Feature intepretations within Heritage Resource
Bath-house ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Church/Chapel ( Type ) Low ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Cistern ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Colonnaded Street ( Type ) High ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Fountain ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Gateway/Arch/Intersection ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
House/Dwelling ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 11 to 20 ( Number )
Inscription/Rock Art/Relief ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Market/Commercial Unit ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Mosque/Imam/Marabout ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Palace/High Status Complex ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Ramparts/Fortification/Defensive Earthwork ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Road/Track ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 11 to 20 ( Number )
Settlement/Habitation Site ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Watchtower/Observation Post ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 21 to 50 ( Number )
Water Control Mechanism/Feature ( Type ) High ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )

Condition

Overall condition of resource
Good
Overall disturbance extent
31-60%
Types of disturbances affecting the resource
Archaeological - Cause: Reconstruction - From: 1952-01-01 - To: 1977-01-01
Archaeological - Cause: Excavation (Hand) - From: 1952-01-01 - To: 1977-01-01
Natural - Cause: Trees - To: 2004-12-31
Potential impact factors on the resource
Tourism/Visitor Activities - Potential cause: Occupation/Continued Use
Natural - Potential cause: Trees

Designations

Designation and Protection Status

Type: UNESCO World Heritage List From: 1984-01-01

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