State of Conservation (SOC)

Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis

Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis
  Egypt
Date of Inscription: 1979
Nomination records (Year): 1979
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (i)(iii)(vi)
Threats*
  • Deliberate destruction of heritage
  • Flooding
  • Ground transport infrastructure
  • Housing
  • Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community
  • Land conversion
  • Management systems/ management plan
  • Water (rain/water table)


* : 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.