Denisova Cave will be included in UNESCO World Heritage

20.02.2019

Denisova Cave, one of the highlight of the Altai region, will be included in UNESCO World Heritage List as an archeological monument. According to the local authorities announcement it’s expected in 2022 as their request will be approved. In a case of positive response, Denisova Cave will become the first archeological monument included in UNESCO World Heritage List. Nowadays 26 objects from Russia are included in the list.

In 2010 the bones of not previously known human being were found in Denisova Cave. Current researches believe that modern people have about 4%-6% genes of those man.