Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki



CountryFinland
UNESCO RegionEurope and North America
LocationRegion of Satakunta, Province of Western Finland
CoordinatesN61 7 14.016 E21 46 39
Inscription Date1999
Type of HeritageCultural
CriteriaTo bear a unique or at least exceptional testimony to a cultural tradition or to a civilization which is living or which has disappeared
CriteriaTo be an outstanding example of a type of building; architectural or technological ensemble or landscape which illustrates (a) significant stage(s) in human history
Unesco Reference Number579
URLhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/579
DescriptionThis Bronze Age burial site features more than 30 granite burial cairns, providing a unique insight into the funerary practices and social and religious structures of northern Europe more than three millennia ago.
StatusWorld Heritage Site