Date of imagery: 08 Apr 2013 15 Jun 2013

Heritage Resource E27

Resource Summary

Resource ID
EAMENA-0116927
Names
بهلا ( Toponym )
World Heritage List 433 ( Designation )
Bahla ( Toponym )
Bahla Fort ( Designation )
Overall Site Certainty
Definite
Site function(s)
Agricultural/Pastoral ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Trade/Commercial ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Religious ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Domestic ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Defensive/Fortification ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Cultural periods
Late Islamic (Arabia/Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Middle Islamic (Arabia/Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )

Classification

Feature forms within Heritage Resource
Pit/Shaft/Tunnel ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Plant/Tree ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) High ( Certainty ) 21 to 50 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 51 to 100 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Tower ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 11 to 20 ( Number )
Feature intepretations within Heritage Resource
Fort/Fortress/Castle ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Grove/Garden/Orchard ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Market/Commercial Unit ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Mosque/Imam/Marabout ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Qanat/Foggara ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Ramparts/Fortification/Defensive Earthwork ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Settlement/Habitation Site ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )

Condition

Overall condition of resource
Fair
Overall disturbance extent
91-100%
Types of disturbances affecting the resource
Natural - Cause: Unknown - From: 1981-01-01 - To: 1983-12-31
Domestic - Cause: Occupation/Continued Use - To: 1987-01-01
Archaeological - Cause: Demolition - From: 1992-01-01 - To: 1992-12-31
Archaeological - Cause: Conservation - From: 1990-01-01 - To: 1993-12-31
Archaeological - Cause: Excavation (Unclassified) - From: 1993-04-01 - To: 1994-04-30
Archaeological - Cause: Reconstruction - From: 1999-01-01 - To: 1999-12-31
Infrastructure/Transport - Cause: Road/Track - To: 2004-01-11
Tourism/Visitor Activities - Cause: Occupation/Continued Use - From: 1987-01-01 - To: 2016-10-03
Domestic - Cause: Occupation/Continued Use - From: 1987-01-01 - To: 2016-10-30
Potential impact factors on the resource
Archaeological - Potential cause: Conservation
Domestic - Potential cause: Construction
Tourism/Visitor Activities - Potential cause: Occupation/Continued Use
Domestic - Potential cause: Occupation/Continued Use
Archaeological - Potential cause: Reconstruction
Infrastructure/Transport - Potential cause: Road/Track
Natural - Potential cause: Water Action

Designations

Designation and Protection Status

Type: UNESCO World Heritage List From: 1987-01-01

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