Another skeleton discovered at Gua Bewah

The Terengganu Museum announces the discovery of a second skeleton at Gua Bewah, in the Lake Kenyir region. The first skeleton found was claimed to be older than the 10,000-year-old Perak Man burial.

Sapphiric (B)
photo credit: Mohd Tarmizi

Found: Remains Of Prehistoric Skeleton, Cave
Bernama, 14 February 2012

The Terengganu Museum Board has discovered another prehistoric skeleton at Gua Bewah located in the Tasik Kenyir area, following a recent excavation.

This is the second prehistoric skeleton and cave discovered in the vicinity since 2010.

Full story here.

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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.

One thought on “Another skeleton discovered at Gua Bewah”

  1. It is unclear from the report if the 2nd skeleton was found in Gua Bewah or in a new cave – the report suggests the latter but gives no details.

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