A recent symposium in Myanmar archaeologists reviews the archaeological evidence for the origins of Myanmar and to answer questions of migration patterns into the country in the ancient past.
Bernama, 07 July 2010
Myanmar archaeological experts have been making research in cooperation with international primate experts, to prove the proposal titled “The origin of Myanmar is Myanmar”, reported China’s Xinhua news agency on Wednesday.
These experts have been working together yearly to find out the fossilised remains of Pontaung primates in Pontaung rock layers.
Doing archaeological research on the Myanmar history from the origin of the race to date through the prehistoric period and Pyu period, Myanmar claimed that it has been able to discover the origin of Myanmar people who were born and who migrated from one place to another in the Myanmar soil along with the Myanmar civilisation.
The findings of the primates on the Stone Age, the Bronze Age and the Iron Age, gained from the archaeological research in Meiktila and Yamethin districts in Mandalay division over the past decade, stood some evidences for the Bronze Age and the Iron Age, as well as for the Myanmar culture and history, according to research report.