Date of imagery: 31 Dec 2009 19 May 2014

Heritage Resource E27

Resource Summary

Resource ID
EAMENA-0116925
Names
أم النار ( Toponym )
World Heritage Tentative List 5660 ( Designation )
Settlement and Cemetery of Umm an-Nar Island ( Designation )
Umm an-Nar ( Toponym )
Overall Site Certainty
Definite
Site function(s)
Trade/Commercial ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Hunting/Fishing ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Funerary/Memorial ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Domestic ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Cultural periods
Umm an Nar Period (Southeastern Arabia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )

Classification

Feature forms within Heritage Resource
Large Mound ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Small Mound/Cairn ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 51 to 100 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Feature intepretations within Heritage Resource
Cemetery ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Hearth/Oven ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
House/Dwelling ( Type ) High ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Settlement/Habitation Site ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Significant Building ( Type ) High ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Tomb/Grave/Burial ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 51 to 100 ( Number )

Condition

Overall condition of resource
Fair
Overall disturbance extent
11-30%
Types of disturbances affecting the resource
Archaeological - Cause: Excavation (Unclassified) - From: 1959-01-01 - To: 1965-01-01
Archaeological - Cause: Reconstruction - From: 1970-01-01 - To: 1972-12-31
Industrial/Productive - Cause: Clearance (Bulldozing/Levelling) - To: 1974-01-01
Industrial/Productive - Cause: Construction - From: 1974-01-01 - To: 1974-12-31
Archaeological - Cause: Excavation (Unclassified) - From: 1975-01-01 - To: 1976-01-01
Natural - Cause: Water Action - To: 1979-01-01
Archaeological - Cause: Excavation (Unclassified) - From: 1979-01-01 - To: 1979-12-31
Archaeological - Cause: Reconstruction - From: 1994-01-01 - To: 1995-12-31
Natural - Cause: Unknown - To: 2004-04-15
Infrastructure/Transport - Cause: Road/Track - To: 2004-04-15
Infrastructure/Transport - Cause: Road/Track - From: 2004-04-15 - To: 2007-01-08
Industrial/Productive - Cause: Pollution - From: 1974-01-01 - To: 2012-01-01
Archaeological - Cause: Construction - To: 2012-01-01
Industrial/Productive - Cause: Pollution - From: 1974-01-01 - To: 2012-01-01
Natural - Cause: Unknown - From: 2004-04-15 - To: 2017-01-24
Potential impact factors on the resource
Archaeological - Potential cause: Excavation (Unclassified)
Industrial/Productive - Potential cause: Pollution
Archaeological - Potential cause: Reconstruction

Designations

Designation and Protection Status

Type: UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List From: 2012-12-30

Related Resources