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Creators: B. Siewert-Mayer, W. Röllig, H. Kopp Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
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Ṣanʿāʾ is the largest city in Yemen. Its "Old City" was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986.

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GANE OBJECT 52459 According to UNESCO, the "Old City" of Sana'a (altitude 2,000 m) became a major Islamic center during the seventh and eighth centuries. The heritage of that period of Islamic prosperity is reflected in the "103 mosques, 14 hammams and over 6,000 houses, all built before the 11th century." Sana’a’ is renowned for its tower-houses.

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B. Siewert-Mayer, W. Röllig, H. Kopp, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, Francis Deblauwe, and Eric Kansa, 'Ṣanʿāʾ: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 04 June 2023]

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