The Archaeological Site of Ptolemais

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The Archaeological Site of Ptolemais is part of the Tentative list of Libya in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Archaeological Site of Ptolemais comprises a port city of Greek origin with a Hellenistic urban planning. In 96 BC it became a Roman possession and developed into a provincial capital. The ruins have been well-preserved due to having been buried by sand.

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Full Name
The Archaeological Site of Ptolemais
Country
Libya
Added
2020
Type
Cultural
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2020 Revision

Renomination of former TWHS Ptolemais (1984-1985)

2020 Added to Tentative List

1985 Requested by State Party to not be examined

1984 Rejected

Did not meet requirements

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