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Kingkakuji, Japan
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Nara and Kyoto, Japan

Japanese Imperial Buddhist Convents

From the 13th through the late 19th centuries, tradition called for unmarried daughters of Japanese emperors and shoguns to become abbesses in a network of elite imperial Buddhist convents.
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Mosul, Iraq

Al-Hadba’ Minaret

Once a landmark of Mosul, the al-Hadba' Minaret was ignominiously destroyed, leaving the future of the site uncertain.
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Versailles, France

Potager Du Roi

Stakeholders are poised to reimagine the stewardship of the historic kitchen garden of the Palace of Versailles, a place of instruction and experimentation.
Bumbusi rock markings, Zimbabwe
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Matabeleland, Zimbabwe

Bumbusi National Monument

The Bumbusi National Monument comprises the remains of colossal sandstone walls, boulders, platforms, and dwellings dating to the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Ibn Danan Synagogue ark doors, 1998.
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Fez, Morocco

Rabbi Shlomo Ibn Danan Synagogue

Fez was also the location of two well known temples, Rabbi Shlomo Ibn Danan Synagogue, built and founded by the Ibn Danan family, and the nearby Mansano Synagogue.
Kariye, Istanbul, Turkey, 2003.
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Istanbul, Turkey

Kariye Museum

The Kariye Museum - originally Church of Christ in the Chora Monastery - houses a wealth of mosaics and frescos commissioned by the statesman and scholar Theodore Metochites (ca 1316-1321).
Tucume, Peru, 2002.
Active Project
Located in the Lambayeque Region in the District of Túcume, Peru

Túcume Archaeological Site

Túcume Archaeological Site is located on Peru’s arid north coast and stretches across 220 hectares.
Cleaning drainage gutters, Babylon, Iraq, 2012
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Cultural Heritage Sites of Iraq

Long known as "the cradle of civilization," Iraq is home to more than 10,000 cultural heritage sites, including Sumar, where evidence of the earliest writings in the world are preserved.
ZWE Matobo - hero
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Matobo, Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe

Matobo Hills Cultural Landscape

One of the world's great rock art collections is threatened by deforestation and the risk of fires.
YEM Ta'izz - hero
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Ta'izz, Yemen

Old City of Ta’izz

Yemen's medieval capital has become a battlefield, galvanizing local efforts to survey the damage and plan for future conservation efforts.