Majapahit site excavation threatened washout by rain

Ongoing excavations at the Majapahit Information Centre site at Trowulan are being threatened by the seasonal tropical rains and archaeologists working at the site are worried about the effects of water pooling and splash on the unearthed ruins.

Ekskavasi Situs Majapahit Terancam Hujan
Tempo Interaktif, 14 October 2009
English text from Google Translate

the excavation of the second phase of development of Majapahit Information Center or on the Site PIM Trowulan, Mojokerto regency which began Monday (12/10) and until Monday (26/10) were threatened by the rainy season. Because the structure of the Majapahit era heritage buildings that have been peeled worry about going through the process of destruction because of the splash or puddle of water.


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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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