via The Malay Mail, 10 May 2019: The Guar Kepah shell midden archaeological site is transformed into a site museum and open to visitors.
The neolithic archaeological site of Guar Kepah is now open to visitors with a replica of the 5,710-year-old ”Penang Woman” on display there.
Universiti Sains Malaysia’s (USM) Centre for Global Archaeological Research (CGAR) director and archaeologist Datuk Mokhtar Saidin said there is now a site management system in place there.
“A tent was set up on the site for the public to visit and we have placed a replica of the Penang Woman near where she was found at the site,” he told a press conference together with Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow at USM this morning.
He said the archaeological unit under the Chief Minister Incorporated will manage the Guar Kepah site.