Archaeological sites of the Chinchorro culture
Archaeological sites of the Chinchorro culture is part of the Tentative list of Chile in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
The Archaeological sites of the Chinchorro culture comprises three locations along the arid Pacific coast of Chile. The Chinchorro who lived here between 6000 and 2000 BC mainly relied on fishing. They are known for their detailed mummification technique; some 282 mummies have been recovered, spanning not only the elite but all members of society.
Map of Archaeological sites of the Chinchorro cultureLoad map
The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.
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1998 Added to Tentative List
The site has 3 locations