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State of Conservation (SOC)

Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro

Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro
  Pakistan
Date of Inscription: 1980
Nomination records (Year): 1979, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (ii)(iii)
Threats*
  • Flooding
  • Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation
  • Water (rain/water table)
  • Other Threats:

    Deterioration of the bricks due to salt crystallization and hydration



* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.