Archaeological potential

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Al Zubarah "Excavation has only taken place over a small part of the site"
Aquileia "Most of it still lies unexcavated beneath the fields, and as such it constitutes the greatest archaeological reserve of its kind."
Babylon the large majority of the property remains unexcavated and retains a significant potential to provide knowledge based on the yet unaltered and unexcavated remains (AB ev)
Berat and Gjirokastra The subsoil still bears previous traces of the various Balkan civilisations yet to be uncovered by archaeologists. (AB Ev)
Bolgar The historical and archaeological complex of Bolgar retains considerable and multi-layered archaeological potential reaching back to earlier periods than the preserved architectural evidence (AB ev)
Choirokoitia "Since only part of the site has been excavated, it forms an exceptional archaeological reserve for future study"
Dilmun Burial Mounds Most of the tumuli have not been excavated
Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain Tomb of Genghis Khan
Hedeby and Danevirke Some 95% of the town remains unexcavated (AB ev)
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor "No doubt thousands of statues still remain to be unearthed at this archaeological site"
Neolithic Orkney "together with a number of unexcavated burial, ceremonial and settlement sites"
Pyu Ancient Cities "The three cities are partly excavated archaeological sites"
Ruins of León Viejo "Moreover, the site has immense archaeological potential"
Ruins of Loropéni "The property which was finally deserted in the early 19th century is expected to yield much more information"
Um er-Rasas "This Unesco World Heritage Site continues to be excavated, meaning further marvellous discoveries may yet be made."


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