Brick tombs found in Java

Five brick tombs said to be Islamic and dating to the 15th century have been found in Kudus in Java.

Antique Tombs Found
Tempo Interaktif, 13 August 2010

Ancient tombs have been found in Loram Kulon Village, Jati District, Kudus, by land digger, Surahmat.

“We have found five tombs,” said Surahmat yesterday.

The day before, said Surahmat, 55, he and his friend were digging the soil to make bricks and found the ancient tombs at a depth of 2 meters.


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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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