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A man in a golden costume wears a mask of Romanian Prime Minister Florin Citu and stands during an NGO's protest in support of Rosia Montana entering the list of UNESCO's heritage sites in the village of Rosia Montana, western Romania, on July 7, 2021. High up in Romania's Carpathians, some Rosia Montana villagers are hoping their area's unique Roman galleries will attract UNESCO world heritage status -- a decision that would bury a controversial gold mining project. The site nestled in the Apuseni Mountains "contains the most significant, extensive and technically diverse underground Roman gold mining complex currently known in the world", dating from the second century, according to ICOMOS, an advisory body of the UN agency. Daniel MIHAILESCU / AFP.
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A facade of an ancient house is supported by the wooden pillars as its interior collapsed in the village of Rosia Montana, western Romania, on July 13, 2021. High up in Romania's Carpathians, some Rosia Montana villagers are hoping their area's unique Roman galleries will attract UNESCO world heritage status -- a decision that would bury a controversial gold mining project. The site nestled in the Apuseni Mountains "contains the most significant, extensive and technically diverse underground Roman gold mining complex currently known in the world", dating from the second century, according to ICOMOS, an advisory body of the UN agency. Daniel MIHAILESCU / AFP.
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A local woman knits at the knitting workshop of Tica Darie (unseen) in the village of Rosia Montana, western Romania, on July 14, 2021. High up in Romania's Carpathians, some Rosia Montana villagers are hoping their area's unique Roman galleries will attract UNESCO world heritage status -- a decision that would bury a controversial gold mining project. The site nestled in the Apuseni Mountains "contains the most significant, extensive and technically diverse underground Roman gold mining complex currently known in the world", dating from the second century, according to ICOMOS, an advisory body of the UN agency. Daniel MIHAILESCU / AFP.
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The building of an unrestored church building is pictured in the village of Rosia Montana, western Romania, on July 12, 2021. High up in Romania's Carpathians, some Rosia Montana villagers are hoping their area's unique Roman galleries will attract UNESCO world heritage status -- a decision that would bury a controversial gold mining project. The site nestled in the Apuseni Mountains "contains the most significant, extensive and technically diverse underground Roman gold mining complex currently known in the world", dating from the second century, according to ICOMOS, an advisory body of the UN agency. Daniel MIHAILESCU / AFP.
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Volunteers work on the restoration site of a house in the village of Rosia Montana, western Romania, on July 13, 2021. High up in Romania's Carpathians, some Rosia Montana villagers are hoping their area's unique Roman galleries will attract UNESCO world heritage status -- a decision that would bury a controversial gold mining project. The site nestled in the Apuseni Mountains "contains the most significant, extensive and technically diverse underground Roman gold mining complex currently known in the world", dating from the second century, according to ICOMOS, an advisory body of the UN agency. Daniel MIHAILESCU / AFP.
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A man wearing a golden costume and the mask of Romanian Prime Minister Florin Citu stands in the street during an NGO's protest in support of Rosia Montana entering the list of UNESCO's heritage sites in the village of Rosia Montana, western Romania, on July 7, 2021. High up in Romania's Carpathians, some Rosia Montana villagers are hoping their area's unique Roman galleries will attract UNESCO world heritage status -- a decision that would bury a controversial gold mining project. The site nestled in the Apuseni Mountains "contains the most significant, extensive and technically diverse underground Roman gold mining complex currently known in the world", dating from the second century, according to ICOMOS, an advisory body of the UN agency. Daniel MIHAILESCU / AFP.
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The ceiling of a former shop undergoing restoration works is pictured in the village of Rosia Montana, western Romania, on July 13, 2021. High up in Romania's Carpathians, some Rosia Montana villagers are hoping their area's unique Roman galleries will attract UNESCO world heritage status -- a decision that would bury a controversial gold mining project. The site nestled in the Apuseni Mountains contains the most significant, extensive and technically diverse underground Roman gold mining complex currently known in the world", dating from the second century, according to ICOMOS, an advisory body of the UN agency. Daniel MIHAILESCU / AFP.
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Volunteers work on the restoration site of a house in the village of Rosia Montana, western Romania, on July 13, 2021. High up in Romania's Carpathians, some Rosia Montana villagers are hoping their area's unique Roman galleries will attract UNESCO world heritage status -- a decision that would bury a controversial gold mining project. The site nestled in the Apuseni Mountains "contains the most significant, extensive and technically diverse underground Roman gold mining complex currently known in the world", dating from the second century, according to ICOMOS, an advisory body of the UN agency. Daniel MIHAILESCU / AFP.
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Children play as a woman stands in a park in the village of Rosia Montana, western Romania, on July 12, 2021. High up in Romania's Carpathians, some Rosia Montana villagers are hoping their area's unique Roman galleries will attract UNESCO world heritage status -- a decision that would bury a controversial gold mining project. The site nestled in the Apuseni Mountains "contains the most significant, extensive and technically diverse underground Roman gold mining complex currently known in the world", dating from the second century, according to ICOMOS, an advisory body of the UN agency. Daniel MIHAILESCU / AFP.
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A local woman looks on as she sews at the knitting workshop of entrepreneur Tica Darie (L) in the village of Rosia Montana, western Romania, on July 14, 2021. High up in Romania's Carpathians, some Rosia Montana villagers are hoping their area's unique Roman galleries will attract UNESCO world heritage status -- a decision that would bury a controversial gold mining project.