Built in the 5th millennium BC

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Arslantepe Mound The mound has been the subject of several excavation campaigns since the early 1960s, which brought to light a multi-layered sequence of levels ranging from the end of the 5th millennium BCE (AB ev)
Budj Bim Cultural Landscape 6,600 years old
Ennedi Massif Rock Art: Sixteen styles and three different periods have been identified: archaic (7,000 - 6,000 BP), bovidian (5,000 - 2,000 BP), and cameline (2,000 BP – present day) (OUV)
Himā Cultural area cultural continuity of 7,000 years
Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes
Pimachiowin Aki "Ancient and contemporary livelihood sites, habitations and processing sites, travel routes, named places, trap lines, widely dispersed across the landscape, while being sacred and ceremonial sites, reflect the way they, and their Indigenous ancestors, have made use of this and adjacent landscapes for over 7,000 years" (AB ev)
Prehistoric Pile Dwellings
Rock Art of Alta
Susa representing the beginnings of urban development in the proto-Elamite and Elamite periods, from the late fifth millennium BCE (OUV)


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