UNESCO status report on Eastern Desert wadis

UNESCO have an online report in their Tentative Lists section about the significance and status of three of the wadis of Egypt’s Eastern Desert at:

http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists/1810/

The wadis in question are Wadi Qena Eastern Desert, Red Sea Governorate, Wadi Gemal Eastern Desert, Red Sea Governorate and Wadi Allaqi Eastern Desert, Aswan Governorate.  The presence of archaeological remains from a number of different periods are highlighted in the report, and preservation of the natural environment of the wadis will assist with the preservation of any archaeology that survives.

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