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Built in the 1st century BC

WHS whose OUV derives entirely or significantly from 1st century BC constructions.

Connected Sites

  • Arles It has some impressive Roman monuments, of which the earliest - the arena, the Roman theatre and the cryptoporticus (subterranean galleries) - date back to the 1st century B.C. (AB)
  • Dacian Fortresses built between the 1st centuries B.C. and A.D
  • Hatra The present-day remains date back to between the 1st century BC and the 2nd century AD. (AB ev)
  • Koguryo Kingdom "The Koguryo kingdom starts as a regional power in the year 37BC, when its first capital city, Wunu Mountain City was built. 30 years later the capital moved to Guonei city." - AB Evaluation
  • Lyon As a "major Roman foundation" (43 BC)
  • Masada built 37-34 BC
  • Mérida Emerita was founded by Augustus in 25 BC, Guadiana bridge 25 BC, amphitheatre 8 BC
  • Mount Wuyi "It (Mount Wuyi) contains a series of exceptional archaeological sites, including the Han City established in the 1st century BC and a number of temples and study centres associated with the birth of Neo-Confucianism in the 11th century AD. The archaeological site of the Han city of Chengcun was discovered in 1958, this is a walled city. The circuit of walls survives intact; the layout of the town is in accordance with the principle of urban design characteristic of southern China at this period." - Nomination File
  • Nemrut Dag Nemrut Dag, where the most impressive of all the tomb sites is found, that of Antiochos I of Commagene (69-34 BC). (AB ev)
  • Old City of Jerusalem the Temple Mount was built in its current structure by Herode in 19 BC
  • Orange Theatre built in 35 BC.
  • Petra Treasury dated to the 1st Century BC
  • Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco
  • Takht-i-Bahi founded in the early 1st Century BC

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