Joya de Ceren Archaeological Site (1993)
El Salvador

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Joya de Cerén was a pre-Hispanic farming community that, like Pompeii and Herculaneum in Italy, was buried under a volcanic eruption c. A.D. 600. Because of the exceptional condition of the remains, they provide an insight into the daily lives of the Central American populations who worked the land at that time. 
  • El Salvador 1995. Pottery from Joya de Ceren. 
  • El Salvador 2002. Promotion of Tourism. Joya de Ceren. 

El Salvador 1995. Pottery from Joya de Ceren. 

El Salvador 2002. Promotion of Tourism. Joya de Ceren. 

There are no other World Heritage Sites in El Salvador. Please refer to the UNESCO-listing, section of El Salvador, for further information about this property.  

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