Built in the 3rd Millennium BC
WHS whose OUV derives entirely or significantly from 3rd 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.
The connection belongs to Timeline connections.
- Al Ain: "The Cultural Sites of Al Ain trace the evolution of society in that part of the world from mobile hunter-gatherer groups of the Neolithic period (6th millennium to 4th millennium BC in Al Ain) with remains discovered alongside the eastern ridge of Jebel Hafit, to small- scale farming communities (3rd millennium BC Bronze Age communities)"
- Antequera Dolmens Site: The oldest two dolmens (Menga and Viera) date from the 3rd millennium BCE.
- Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn
- Byblos: Beginnings of the Phoenician civilization - "During the 3rd millennium BC, the first signs of a town can be observed, with the remains of well-built houses of uniform size. This was the period when the Phoenician civilization began to develop." (AB ev)
- Caral-Supe : Radiocarbon analysis carried out ... at the Caral site confirms that the development of the site can be located in time between the years 3000 to 1800 B.C. (AB ev)
- Hal Saflieni Hypogeum
- Megalithic Temples of Malta
- Moenjodaro: Built around 2600 BC and abandoned around 1800
- Neolithic Orkney
- Pyramids (Memphis): Great Pyramids of Giza: ca. 2560 BC (wiki); the Sphinx is commonly believed to have been built by ancient Egyptians of the Old Kingdom during the reign of the pharaoh Khafra (c. 2558-2532 BC) (wiki)
- Uluru: beginning of the Anangu culture
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Built in the 3rd Millennium BC?
A connection should:
- Not be "self evident"
- Link at least 3 different sites
- Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
- Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
- Be explained, with reference to a source