Archaeologists report the discovery of human remains and prehistoric stone tools in Aceh, northern Sumatra.
Prehistoric Remains Found in Aceh Town
Jakarta Globe, 27 September 2010
Two archeologists from Medan have found evidence that a village in Central Aceh district had been inhabited by prehistoric humans.
Ketut Wiradnyana and Lucas Partanda Koestoro announced on Sunday that they had found artifacts such as a a square stone axe, a niche, pottery pieces and a human skeleton inside a cave near Danau Laut Tawar, a lake in Kampung Mendale.
â€œOne of our latest discoveries is a human skeleton which we found in the Ujung Karang Kebayakan area, another excavation site near Kampung Mendale,â€ Ketut said.
The skeletonâ€™s exact age has yet to be confirmed, since the excavation is still ongoing.