World Heritage List: inscribed 1995

Location: An island in the Pacific Ocean, territory of Chile

Period of development: Settled circa 300 A.D., transition in culture during the 16th century; depopulation 19th century (more recent scholarship since inscrition dates colonization to later in the 1st millenium, or as late as 1200AD – see e.g. Hunt and Lipo 2006; Stevenson et al. 2015).


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