Brunei opens archaeological park

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Source: AsiaOne 20150812

We don’t get much archaeology news from Brunei, so this piece is a treat: the country has opened an archaeological park that shows the history and archaeology of the Kota Batu site, the site of a 700-year-old settlement.

Source: AsiaOne 20150812

Source: AsiaOne 20150812

700-year-old artefacts on display at Brunei’s new archaeological park
ANN, via, 12 August 2015

Members of the public can now learn about the history of 700-year-old artefacts that were left behind from the ancient city of Kota Batu at the newly-launched Archaeological Park.

The 120-acre park has an exhibition that showcases ancient objects found at Kota Batu archaeological site around 1950.

The exhibited artefacts included stone carvings, pottery, ceramics and ancient coins. A 2.9km walkway was also built at the park for sightseeing.

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Brunei to open archaeological park

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Brunei’s Department of Museums announces its intention to set up an archaeological park over the ancient capital of Brunei, Kota Batu. Recent archaeological works have revealed the presence of ceramics and the remains of defensive structures.

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