Melka Kunture and Balchit
Melka Kunture and Balchit is part of the Tentative list of Ethiopia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
Melka Kunture is an ancient volcanic landscape in the Awash Valley used by humans since prehistory. Tens of thousands of lithic tools, faunal and sometime human fossilized remains have been discovered. The tools were mainly made of obsidian, of which the primary source is at Balchit.
Map of Melka Kunture and BalchitLoad map
The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.
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2022 Incomplete - not examined
Renomination of "Melka Kunture and Balchit Archaeological Site" (2012)
2020 Added to Tentative List
Bachilt Archaeological Site added to the nomination
At Bureau - Need Tentative List
Bureau meeting - info requested in 78 still not in place
Bureau meeting - info requested
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