Chichen Itza
Gebel Berkal

World Heritage Site

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Ongoing/Recent Archaeological digs

WHS within which there are active archaeological digs (= Operational seasons within last 2 years. ). Specify the Institution performing the dig and, where possible, a web site or link to up-to-date information. Sites where only the evaluation of previous excavated finds has been taking place are excluded

The connection belongs to Human Activity connections.

Connected Sites

  • Ancient Merv: University College London . Ecavation of Sultan Kala active in 2010 Link
  • Gyeongju: 10-year time frame for archeological digs/exploration Link
  • Lenggong Valley: The University of Science Malaysia (USM) Archaeological Field Station opened in 2005 and will continue research (AB ev)
  • Nisa: University of Turin. Reports up to 2009. Link
  • Paphos: University of Sydney (Paphos theatre site) reports up to 2010 and plans for 2011 Link
  • Peking Man Site Link
  • Southern Öland: Sandy Borg (2010 to present) Dept. of Museum Archaeology/Kalmar County Museum, The Linnéaus University and Stockholm University.  Link
  • Xanthos-Letoon: University Laval Quebec (Canadian Epigraphic Mission) Reports up to 2010. Link
  • Çatalhöyük Link


Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Ongoing/Recent Archaeological digs?

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  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
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  5. Be explained, with reference to a source