Decision : 28 COM 14B.29
Nominations of Cultural Properties to the World Heritage List (Petroglyphs within the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Inscribes the Petroglyphs within the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly, Kazakhstan, on the World Heritage List as a cultural landscape on the basis of cultural criterion (iii):

Criterion (iii): The dense and coherent group of petroglyphs, with sacred images, altars and cult areas, together with their associated settlements and burial sites, provide a substantial testimony to the lives and beliefs of pastoral peoples of the central Asian steppes from the Bronze Age to the present day.

2. Encourages the State Party to consider moving the main road intersecting the site to the periphery of the buffer zone;

3. Further encourages the State Party to give high priority to advancing the joint Norwegian-Kazakhstan project for the conservation of the site.
Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
Focal Point: APA
States Parties: Kazakhstan
Year: 2004
Decision Code: 28 COM 14B.29