Conservation of the 14th-16th-Century Samaipata Fort Archaeological Site and Associated Collections

This project, which includes site conservation and upgrades to the site museum, directly supports the Embassy's efforts to promote sustainable growth and the Memorandum of Understanding between the United States and Bolivia concerning the imposition of import restrictions on archaeological material from the pre-Columbian cultures of Bolivia.

Samaipata's massive carved rock formation, "El Fuerte," retains evidence of pre-Inka, Inka, and Spanish colonial use of the site. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details

Location: Bolivia, South America, Americas Organiser(s): Samaipata Archaeological Research Center Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $74,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2018 Project Status: Completed
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