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ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE CERÉN'S JEWEL, EL SALVADOR Cerén's jewel is the only site in Mesoamérica for treating itself about

an accession covered in full life by the ash of a sudden volcanic eruption, and by his importance it has been included in the List of World heritage (also known as Heritage of the Humanity). The UNESCO (United Nations Organization for the Education, the Science and the Culture) supports a catalogue of natural and / or cultural sites of out-standing world importance, which is named the List of World heritage (also known as the List of Heritage of the Humanity). The governments of the different countries of the world can propose the appointment of his sites. The UNESCO evaluates the offers presented by the countries in periodic meetings, applying strict criteria to decide if a site is included in the list. In 1992, CONCULTURA initiated the negotiations to name Cerén's Jewel as World heritage, entrusting to his employees at the time Manuel Lopez and Paul Amaroli the task of filling forms and of assembling the necessary information. The offer was accepted by the UNESCO in 1993. CERÉN's JEWEL shows the daily life of his indigenous settlers, interrupted by the eruption of the Volcano of Hill Boiler in the year 600 D.C. approximately. Located in the department of The Freedom, to approximately 30 minutes of the capital, Heritage of the Humanity was declared by the UNESCO in 1993. Cerén's jewel has 18 structures, ten of which have been excavated, revealing corridors, doors, bankings, baths of steam, cultures of maize and domestic gardens. Seemingly his inhabitants fled of the natural phenomenon making his belongings practically intact and up to the food that they were preparing in this moment. His conservation owes to more than 10 caps of ash that covered it during more than 1,400 years, until it was discovered in 1976.
Cerén Capas's jewel of volcanic Ash that they covered the site

EL SALVADOR Placed in Chalchuapa's city. EL SALVADOR Archaeological Ceremonial site SAN ANDREW TO 32 km from San Salvador. In his environment he will find shops of crafts and a workshop of jade where it will be able to acquire souvenirs. between them. appliances of game of ball and ceramics with form of lizards. jeweler's shop of jade. mirrors of pyrite of iron. San Andrew constituted a center regional. which is a monolith of Olmec influence. Nowadays the site possesses a museum. is this archaeological ceremonial site. In Tazumal there is situated also the " Stone of The Victories ". Inside his structure of 24 meters of height.C.C.C. The complex has an area of approximately 35 hectares being one of the biggest preHispanic centers of El Salvador. ceremonial and administrative alderman between the years 600 900 D. Tazumal's occupation took place from 1200 B. ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE TAZUMAL. local guides and cafeteria. In the site Tazumal there are a museum and local guides for the visitors. they found tombs with more than 116 jars. which presents four petrograbados different in his four sides and belongs to 700 B.C. . a religious sceptre elaborated in flint. a shop of crafts. San Andrew has been a place of important findings. to 80 kilometres of San Salvador. and to only 3 km from distance of Cerén's Jewel. his first reference dates back of the year 1892 and it was registered formally in 1940 by Stanley Boggs.ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE SAN ANDRÉS. There one finds a manufacture of indigo that dates back of the colonial epoch and that was buried by the eruption of the Volcano Playón in the year of 1658 D.

EL SALVADOR Cihuatán's city is one of the most spectacular archaeological and more important exchequers of Central America. not more than one century after his foundation. platforms and residential structures spread by the area. He understands the estimated one of 300 hectares of constant constructions.ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE CIHUATÁN. surrounded by a compact complex of domestic architecture. The above mentioned name that does allusion to the silhouette of a woman in rest that is defined in Guazapa's. It is evident that the tragedy happened during the dry months. contiguous hill to the archaeological site of this population. There have revealed themselves tops of arrow and lance between the rubbles. when the milpas and the hills are covered with dry vegetation and when the strong winds are common. . The city burned totally with such rapidity that the people left all his possessions in the floors of his houses and courts. the city was destroyed totally. as well as the absence of local precedents for the new features.C. Dates of radiocarbono aim that this happened for the year of 1100 D. an attempt of profaned the temples or. There are not known those who were the invaders.religious structures. This way they indicate the investigations in his temples and houses.D. between 900 d. maybe.. Cihuatán's name means " place of the woman " or " together with the woman ". C and 1100 A. The strong similarities toltecas of Cihuatán's material culture. Cihuatán's Fall Cihuatán was a powerful and prosperous city. one flagrant señal of the contempt of the invaders against the gods and the government of Cihuatán. In the Ceremonial West Center all the censers were broken in the steps. indicate an origin already be Mexican and / or of the coast of the Gulf Mexico. Cihuatán was occupied only by a short time. where they have found burnt rubbles that fell down on the content of the structures. But one day in the 10th century D. Cihuatán's city ended with fire. and left during the phase named Guazapa. name given for believing itself to see the silhouette of a woman ("cihua" in the language Pipil) put to bed along the hill of Guazapa's volcano to short distance to the south of the city. probably in January or February.. including a core of big civic .C. About this central area there can be distinguished other temples. only that they had great success. Cihuatán gave up.

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE WHITE HOUSE. classic period and post classic. . which represents almost exact characteristics of the great Olmec Center of the Sale (Mexico). In the Trapiche also one found a piece of stela where his only symbol (the "Uinal" or a Mayan month) could be identified. THE TRAPICHE (CHALCHUAPA SANTA ANA) 79 are located in the kilometre to the west of San Salvador on the Pan-American road CA-1 and to 12 km to the west of Holy Ana on the road that goes towards Ahuachapán. In the year 250. EL SALVADOR Archaeological site of the Century 1500 B. but that has represented one of the first human accessions: This one surrounds Chalchuapa's city. this way they verified the origin of his inhabitants. there was completely deserted due to the eruption the volcano that nowadays forms Ilopango's lake. by tribes indigenous to Mayan origin. This site represents one of the pre-Hispanic cemeteries for his evidences found near a ceremonial pyramid. It is a small Archaeological.C. from a year 1500 B.C. White House is an archaeological site that had occupation in the preclassic. it is believed that it was founded in the year of 1.C.C. up to the immediate coming of the Spanish. White House also possesses a workshop of indigo in which the visitor can take part creating his own model of print.200 A. not very known site. There they have found vestiges of culture nahuat of the century xv. The park relies on a museum that it exhibits four stones carved of more than one meter of height. It is believed that his period of stay was near 900 A.

Nevertheless to visit these places is an experience that leads to reminding the past. arches and other figures difficult to recognize. A few years ago. Salvadorian and French archeologists explore the exchequer of cave art you conceal in the caves that tack to he laughed. in náhuatl-pipil) crosses the natural border of the departments of Cabins and San Vicente being one of the major tributaries of Lempa Laughed. his real wealth they are the caves that surround it. Señales de prohibición: Prohibido fumar Señales de prohibición: Prohibido apagar con agua Señales de prohibición: Prohibido el paso a los peatones Señales de prohibición: Agua non potable . stars. it is glifos in stone which there represent men.RIO TITIHUAPA (CABINS AND SAN VICENTE) His name means (He Laughed at black ink.5 meters of width. Besides his water resource. animals. pitifully they are carved and preserved in very precarious conditions which does that the archeologists try to revert them of any form. mainly known as " the identical one " The cave of approximately 7.

Señales de prohibición: Prohibida la entrada con marcapasos Señales de prohibición: Prohibido pisar suelo Señal de advertencia de peligro: Peligro materias tóxicas Señal de advertencia de peligro: Peligro materiales inflamables Señal de advertencia de peligro: Peligro alta tensión Señal de advertencia de peligro: Superficie caliente. no toque la superficie Señal de advertencia de peligro: Transportador componentes en movimiento en la pista Señal de advertencia de peligro: Enredo de las piezas giratorias .