HOW TO INFORM OF AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDING??A finding of cultural value is defined as a natural
object or movable of historical, archaeological, scientific, artistic or other
cultural value, found in the ground or on the ground, in a construction or
building, in water or in the sediments of a water body; the object does not
have an owner or its owner cannot be identified. A finding of cultural value
belongs to the state. The finder must preserve the finding place as it is and
notify the National Heritage Board or rural municipality or city government
immediately of the finding. The finder has the right to remain anonymous. The
finding must be left in the finding place until it is transferred to the
National Heritage Board. The found object may be removed from the finding place
only if the preservation of the object is at stake. It must not be damaged by
cleaning, landscaping, breaking etc. and its parts must not be disassembled.
Report about the finding:
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WHO ARE HERITAGE CONSERVATION TRUSTEES?A trustee involved in heritage conservation is a volunteer who helps heritage conservation organisations free of charge.
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