Indonesia culture minister issues apology for destruction of Majapahit remains

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The Indonesian minister for culture and tourism issues a public apology for the government’s role in destroying the buried features of the Majapahit buildings in Trowulan, East Java (see here and here). Against the advice of archaeologists and local groups, the government began construction of a ‘Majapahit Information Centre’, driving concrete pillars into the ground and destroying sections of ancient structures buried underground.

Indonesian minister of culture’s public apology for destruction of archaeological site
The Art Newspaper, 15 April 2009
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