Monday, August 27, 2012

San Agustín Archaeological Park - Colombia

This was the Unesco card Claus sent me a few days ago, San Agustín Archaeological Park, the 3rd colombian Unesco site in my collection. This site is on the Unesco WHS list since 1996.

Cosmo Guias
The largest group of religious monuments and megalithic sculptures in South America stands in a wild, spectacular landscape. Gods and mythical animals are skilfully represented in styles ranging from abstract to realist. These works of art display the creativity and imagination of a northern Andean culture that flourished from the 1st to the 8th century. - in:

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