Martaban Jars from Myanmar were a common commodity in the Southeast Asian maritime trade network, and their originating kiln sites may have just been found in Mon state.
Malaysian Heritage Commissioner Zuraina Majid talks about the upcoming plans to build infrastructure to support the newly-inscribed Lenggong Valley archaeological site.
‘Eating, drinking and talking Lenggong’
New Straits Times, 26 November 2012
Readers in Bangkok may be interested in this seminar at the Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre.
Archaeology in Asia: Past Heritages in Contemporaneous Issues
Date: 4 Dec 2012
Time: 1:30 – 5:30 pm
Venue: Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre 2nd floor – Room 207, 20 Borromma-ratchachonni Road, Taling Chan, Bangkok
Archaeologists in Vietnam discover prehistoric remains in northern Vietnam that may date as far back as 12,000 year ago.
A feature on the newly-excavated ruins found underneath Denpasar – what is thought to be the largest Hindu structure that is believed to be of the pre-Majapahit period.
A bronze boat kept in a sacred forest in Flores continues to raise questions about its mysterious origins. The boat was recently the subject of a paper presented at this year’s EurASEAA conference in Dublin.
A seminar was held earlier this month in Mawlamyine (Moulmein) in Myanmar, where scholars debated the history of the Mon people and region.
The wheels are in motion to nominate the site of Oc Eo in Southern Vietnam to World Heritage status.
Over the weekend, the Sangiran Early Man Site Conservation Office organised a mini-exhibition at Kota Kasablanka shopping center in Jakarta, in an attempt to bring archaeology to the masses.
The Da Nang Museum plays host to the collections of nine private collectors, featuring some 150 artefacts from Vietnam’s past.