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El Gour, Morocco

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Type  Settlement
Type  Cultural
Founded  4rd century BC
Designated  1996
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Location  El Hajeb Province, Fès-Meknès, Morocco
Cultures  Berbers, Phoenician, Carthaginian

El Gour, or Bazina du Gour, is an ancient archeological site located in the Fès-Meknès region of northern Morocco. Estimates date the site at being constructed some time between the 4th and 2nd centuries BCE.

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Site description

The site of El Gour is a type of Bazina, or burial mound, typically constructed solely for people of the utmost importance.

World Heritage status

This site was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List on July 1, 1995 in the Cultural category.

References

El Gour, Morocco Wikipedia


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