North Sinai Archaeological Sites Zone

The North Sinai Archaeological Sites Zone is composed of a collection of important ancient sites between the Suez Canal and Gaza along the Mediterranean coast of Egypt.[1]

ArchaeologyEdit

In 2020, limestone cave decorated with scenes of animals such as donkeys, camels, deer, mule and mountain goats was uncovered in the area of Wadi Al-Zulma by the archaeological mission from the Tourism and Antiquities Ministry. Rock art cave is 15 meters deep and 20 meters high.[2][3]

World Heritage StatusEdit

This site was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List on November 1, 1994 in the Cultural category.[4]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ North Sinai archaeological Sites Zone - UNESCO World Heritage Centre
  2. ^ "Photos: Archaeologists uncover ancient cave in North Sinai". Egypt Independent. 2020-04-26. Retrieved 2020-09-09.
  3. ^ "Ancient cave with distinguished engravings depicting scenes of animals discovered in Sinai - Ancient Egypt - Heritage". Ahram Online. Retrieved 2020-09-09.
  4. ^ North Sinai archaeological Sites Zone - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

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