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State of Conservation (SOC)

Samarra Archaeological City

Samarra Archaeological City
  Iraq
Date of Inscription: 2007
Nomination records (Year): 1982, 2006
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (ii)(iii)(iv)
Danger List: Yes
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Threats*
  • War
Inscription on the Danger List
Year: 2007
Threats to the Site:

The state of conflict in the country does not allow the responsible authorities to assure the protection and management of the property.



* : 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.