Built in the 2nd Millennium BC
WHS whose OUV derives entirely or significantly from 2nd millennium BC constructions. Where construction straddles the centuries the date of conception/commencement is used i.e which millennium does the site really "belong" to in spirit.
World Heritage Sites connected to 'Built in the 2nd Millennium BC':
Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis Luxor ca. 1400 BCE, Karnak (from 1391 BC) (wiki)Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns Main monuments date from ca. 14th and 13th century BC, plus some 17th century BC grave circlesAshur "the most important role of Ashur was from the 14th to 9th century BCE when it was the first capital of the Assyrian empire" (AB ev)Biblical Tells mainly represent the period between 12th and 6th Centuries BCChavin "This site gave its name to the culture of Chavln which developed roughly between 1500 and 300 B.C. (Carbon 14 analyses would indicate a starting date of ca. 1800)." (AB ev)Hallstatt-Dachstein "systematic salt production was being carried out in the region as early as the Middle Bronze Age (later 2nd millennium BC)."Hattusha Criterion II: Hattusha exerted dominating influence upon the civilisations of the 2nd and even the 1st millenium B.C. in Anatolia and northern Syria. (AB ev)Hortobágy The nomadic group who arrived around 2000 BC at the end of the Bronze Age were the first to leave their imprint on the natural landscape in the form of many burial mounds (kurgans ). Mount Taishan Site of religious worship since the Shang Dynasty (between 1766 BC and 1122 BC) (wiki), Confucius visited in 6th century BC, first temples date from 351 BC "an eminent monk named Lang, the first to come to the mountain, set up the Lang and Divine Rock temples" (AB ev)Nubian Monuments The twin temples were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari, to commemorate his alleged victory at the Battle of Kadesh, and to intimidate his Nubian neighbors. (wiki)Rock Carvings in Tanum Rock Islands Human activity is evidenced in the Rock Islands from
3,100 BP on Ulong Island (AB ev)Sammallahdenmäki Su Nuraxi di Barumini "It is generally accepted that the central tower
at Barumini dates from the later 2nd millennium BC." (AB ev)Sulaiman-Too "a symbiosis of various cultures and traditions for
more than three millennia" and "The majority of images belong to the Bronze Age (circa 1500 BC to circa 500 AD)" (AB ev)Syracuse Necropolis of Pantalica: "Most of the tombs date back to the period from the 13th to the 7th century B.C." (AB ev)Tamgaly Tchogha Zanbil ca. 1250 BCTroy "struggle for commercial supremacy between Troy and Mycenae that culminated in the siege of Troy in the 13th century BC was immortalized by Homer in The Iliad" (AB ev)Ukhahlamba / Drakensberg Park "Radiocarbon dating of pigments and charcoal from
occupation layers indicate that the earliest paintings date to c 3800 BP."Yin Xu the last capital of China's Shang Dynasty (1300 BC - 1046 BC)
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