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Committee Decisions

CONF 209 VIII.C.1
The Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki (Finland)

Property: The Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki

Id. N°: 579 Rev

State Party: Finland

Criteria: C (iii) (iv)

The Committee inscribed the site on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (iii) and (iv):

Criterion (iii): The Sammallahdenmäki cairn cemetery bears exceptional witness to the society of the Bronze Age of Scandinavia.

Criterion (iv): The Sammallahdenmäki cemetery is an outstanding example of Bronze Age funerary practices in Scandinavia.

Delegates drew the attention that the inscription of this nonmonumental property responds to the objectives of the global strategy.

 

Documents
 Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
 WHC-99/CONF.209/11
Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Finland
Session: 23COM
Year: 1999