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Committee Decisions

CONF 203 VIII.C.1

Inscription: San Agustin Archaeological Park (Colombia)

San Agustin Archaeological Park

744

Colombia

C(iii)

The Committee concluded that the wealth of megalithic statuary from the archaeological sites in San Agustin Archaeological Park bears vivid witness to the artistic creativity and imagination of a prehispanic culture that flowered in the hostile tropical environment of the Northern Andes.

The Committee decided to inscribe the San Agustin Archaeological Park on the World Heritage List on the basis of criterion (iii).

 

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Colombia
Session: 19COM