Majapahit site excavation threatened washout by rain

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Ongoing excavations at the Majapahit Information Centre site at Trowulan are being threatened by the seasonal tropical rains and archaeologists working at the site are worried about the effects of water pooling and splash on the unearthed ruins.

Ekskavasi Situs Majapahit Terancam Hujan
Tempo Interaktif, 14 October 2009
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Speed review: Archaeology news from the last two weeks

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Between the Christmas and New Year celebrations, and my two weeks at the field, I didn’t have the time to cover any of the archaeology news that has surfaced in the last three weeks. In Wednesday Rojak style, here’s the quick summary of what’s been happening in Southeast Asia over the last three weeks: Skeletal remains in Malaysia, Digital Reconstruction in Cambodia, Restoration works in Vietnam and a Construction Mess in Indonesia.

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