Nahal Me'arot Nature Reserve
|The Nahal Me’arot / Wadi el-Mughara Caves|
|Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List|
|UNESCO region||Western Asia|
|Inscription||2012 (36th Session)|
Nahal Me’arot Nature Reserve, also known as the Wadi el-Mughara Caves is a site of human evolution at Mount Carmel in Haifa, Northern Israel. It has four caves such as Me’arat HaTanur (the Oven Cave; also known as Tabun Cave), Me’arat HaGamal (the Camel Cave), Me’arat HaNahal (the Stream Cave) and Me’arat HaGedi (the Young Goat Cave). The site was proclaimed as universal value by UNESCO in 2012.
The site indicates the prehistoric man’s settlements and unique evidence of a first burial.
- "Nahal Me'arot Nature Reserve - Prehistoric Humans Site". Israel Nature and Parks Authority. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
- Media related to Nahal Mearot at Wikimedia Commons
- UNESCO: Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel: The Nahal Me’arot / Wadi el-Mughara Caves
- Nahal Me'arot recognized as World Heritage Site