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Country Summary for MONGOLIA

I.  Relevant Legislation
II.  Regulated Cultural Property

Historical and Cultural Valuable Objects include:
     -archaeological remains such as imprints of an ancient hut, camp, homestead,
     mine, place of processing or manufacture, tomb, sarcophagus, place of worship,
     stone monument, or rock painting or writing;
     -architectural valuables such as remnants or ruins of ancient towns, castles,
     churches, monasteries, streets or squares, or other constructions;
     -ethnic clothes, decorations, household utensils, labor equipment, musical
     instruments, traditional games, and religious objects;
     -manuscripts, woodblock and printed books and treatises, photos, movies, and
     -works of fine art such as painting, sculpture, bas-relief, carving, appliqué,
     embroidery, papier-mâché, clay, and ceramics;
     -constructions, objects, and documentation related to the life of historical people
     and their activity;
     -historical and culturally valuable places;
     -imprints of ancient man, animals, microorganisms, fossilized plants, and find-sites;
     -rare minerals and precious stones;
     -other antiques. (2001 PCHL, Art. 3)

A state registration-database shall consist of a description of the specific cultural heritage, brief reports of research work, photos, slides, audio and video films, electronic discs, and brief reports on restoration. (2001 PCHL, Art. 7.1)

III.  Export Restrictions

IV.  Ownership Rights and Restrictions

V.  Violations, Penalties and Sanctions

VI.  International Conventions and Bilateral Agreements
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Country Contact
for Cultural Property
Ts. Oyungerel
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism
Government Building III, Room 413
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia>
Ph: +976 11 262 480
F: +976 11 323 158