Two new articles on Thailand

Two recent articles of note, from Prof. Charles Higham.

1. A New Chronology for the Bronze Age of Northeastern Thailand and Its Implications for Southeast Asian Prehistory
Charles F. W. Higham, Katerina Douka, Thomas F. G. Higham

PLOS One
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0137542

This article presents and discusses new radiocarbon chronologies for the sites of Ban Chiang, Ban Na Di, Ban Lum Khao and Non Nok Tha.

2. From site formation to social structure in prehistoric Thailand
Charles F. W. Higham

Journal of Field Archaeology
Volume: 40, Issue: 4, Aug 2015, pp. 383 – 396

This article presents new information on the development of residential burial during the later Iron Age, compared with the use of dedicated cemeteries during the Neolithic and Bronze Ages.

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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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