“The ability to understand the value attributed to the heritage depends on the degree to which information sources about this value may be understood as credible or truthful. Knowledge and understanding of these sources of information, in relation to original and subsequent characteristics of the cultural heritage, and their meaning as accumulated over time, are the requisite bases for assessing all aspects of authenticity.”
|Source:||OG Operational Guidelines for the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention (WHC.19/01 - 10 July 2019)|
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