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I’ve been away in the field working at the Greater Angkor Project in Siem Reap, and will be away again for some other fieldwork for another couple of weeks, hence the lack of updates. Here’s a linkdump of archaeological news from Southeast Asia for the last month, organised by country. (More stories about fieldwork at a later time!)


  • Angkor Wat pulls in the crowds [TR Weekly, 30 Jul 2012] [Link no longer active]
  • Investigating Angkorian Stone Sculpture Workshops [Alison in Cambodia, 13 Jul 2012]
  • Temple landmines to go [TR Weekly, 4 Jul 2012] [Link no longer active]
  • 4 Cambodian temples that aren’t Angkor Wat [CNNgo, 2 Jul 2012]



  • Archaeology in Perak Darul Ridzuan Museum [Caving in SE Asia, 28 Jul 2012]
  • Zuraina’s Lenggong find [New Straits Times, 14 Jul 2012] [Link no longer active]
  • Perak Studying Various Aspects Of Lenggong Valley [Bernama, 4 Jul 2012]
  • MP: Return Perak Man to us [The Star, 3 Jul 2012]


Peripheral Southeast Asia

  • Underwater cultural relics discovered under Xisha Islands [Xinhua, 29 Jul 2012]
  • Sri Lanka’s pre-historic human to be sent to Germany for testing [ColomboPage, 7 Jul 2012]




  • Ha Noi plans park for 1,000 year-old Thang Long Citadel [Viet Nam News, 02 Aug 2012] [Link no longer active]
  • VN history museum unveils new exhibits [Viet Nam News, 28 Jul 2012] [Link no longer active]
  • Ancient artifacts on show in Hanoi [VietnamNet Bridge, 26 Jul 2012] [Link no longer active]
  • Cannon from Nguyen Dynasty found in Yen Bai [Tuoi Tre News, 11 Jul 2012]
  • Sa Huynh Culture Museum to be upgraded [Viet Nam News, 05 Jul 2012] [Link no longer active]
  • Prehistoric cave found in Bac Kan [Viet Nam News, 4 Jul 2012] [Link no longer active]

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