Tell d’Arslantepe

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Arslantepe Mound Arslantepe Mound is a 30-metre-tall archaeological tell located in the Malatya plain, 12 km south-west of the Euphrates River. Archaeological evidence from the site testifies to its occupation from at least the 6th millennium BCE up until the late Roman period. The earliest layers of the Early Uruk period are characterized by adobe houses … Lire la suite­­

Île Amami-Oshima, île Tokunoshima, partie nord de l’île d’Okinawa et île d’Iriomote

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Amami-Oshima Island, Tokunoshima Island, Northern part of Okinawa Island, and Iriomote Island Encompassing 42,698 hectares of subtropical rainforests on four islands on a chain located in the southwest of Japan, the serial site forms an arc on the boundary of the East China Sea and Philippine Sea whose highest point, Mount Yuwandake on Amami-Oshima Island, … Lire la suite­­

Colonies de bienfaisance

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Colonies of Benevolence The transnational serial property encompasses four settlements; cultural landscapes with one colony in Belgium and three in The Netherlands. Together they bear witness to a 19th century experiment in social reform, an effort to alleviate urban poverty by establishing agricultural colonies in remote locations. Established in 1818, Frederiksoord (the Netherlands) is the earliest … Lire la suite­­

Temple de Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa), Telangana

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Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple, Telangana Rudreshwara, popularly known as Ramappa Temple, is located in the village of Palampet approximately 200km north-east of Hyderabad, in the State of Telangana. It is the main Shiva temple in a walled complex built during the Kakatiyan period (1123–1323 CE) under rulers Rudradeva and Recharla Rudra. Construction of the sandstone … Lire la suite­­

Quanzhou : emporium mondial de la Chine des Song et des Yuan

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Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan China The serial site of Quanzhou illustrates the city’s vibrancy as a maritime emporium during the Song and Yuan periods (10th – 14th centuries AD) and its interconnection with the Chinese hinterland. Quanzhou thrived during a highly significant period for maritime trade in Asia. The site encompasses religious buildings, including … Lire la suite­­