UNESCO offers help on quake-hit heritage sites

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31 May 2006 (Antara News)

UNESCO offers help on quake-hit heritage sites

UNESCO, the UN’s culture and science organisation, offered Tuesday to help assess and repair damage caused to World Heritage Sites in Indonesia by an earthquake that left nearly 6,000 dead.

The island of Java is home to three of the seven UNSECO heritage sites located in Indonesia.


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Quake takes toll on historical sites

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28 May 2006 (Jakarta Post)

Quake takes toll on historical sites

Archaeologists surveying the Prambanan Temple complex in Yogyakarta hours after Saturday’s devastating earthquake found extensive damage to the ancient site.

Stone blocks and statues lay scattered about the ground; decades of patient restoration work undone in less than a minute.

“Our initial survey of the site found wreckage at the Siwa, Wisnu and Brahma temples, as well as at several minor temples,” Yogyakarta Archaeological Conservation Agency head Agus Waluyo told The Jakarta Post on Saturday.


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