Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s Institute of the Malay World and Civilisation kicks off a two-day seminar today to develop a blueprint for research and tourism development at the 1,700 site in Kedah, the northern peninsular Malaysian state. Bujang Valley was in the news recently when a team from Universiti Sains Malaysia discovered evidence for iron smelting last month.
Seminar To Develop Blueprint On Bujang Valley
Bernama, 27 March 2009
The coverage of the Neolithic skeletons unearthed in Sarawak continues… (Read my fuller account here).
Malaysian archaeologists find complete Neolithic skeletons
AFP, via The Nation (Pakistan), 19 September 2008
Neolithic skeletons found: report
SBS, 19 September 2008
Skeletons shed light on humans during Neolithic age
The Star, 19 September 2008
As expected, most of the Malaysian papers carried reports about yesterday’s press conference on the excavation of six skeletons from Gua Kain Hitam in Sarawak and Pulau Kelumpang in Perak. You can read my account here.
Proof of Neolithic presence
New Straits Times, 19 September 2008
Archaeologists discover Neolithic-era skeletons
The Star, 18 September 2008
Prehistoric human remains found in Perak, Sarawak
The Sun, 18 September 2008
USM Researchers Find Prehistoric Human Skeletons In Gua [Kain] Hitam, Sarawak
Bernama, 18 September 2008
This morning, the Centre for Archaeology Research, Malaysia at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in Penang unveiled two sets of burials from the Niah cave complex in Sarawak and Pulau Kelumpang in Perak. Check out the new finds in thisÂ special Â SEAArch web report.
Six human burials excavated from Gua Kain Hitam, Niah, Sarawak in June 2007.