via Phnom Penh Post, 5 January 2018: An inscription on a Cambodian tablet names it as the Land of Gold. But, many places in Southeast Asia also claim the name of Suvarnabhumi.
The location of the fabled realm of Suvarnabhumi is shrouded in mystery. A Cambodian scholar believes an inscription on a stone tablet provides compelling evidence that it was in the Kingdom — but he is far from the first person to make the claim for their own country.
Source: Was Cambodia home to Asia’s ancient ‘Land of Gold’?
A seminar was held earlier this month in Mawlamyine (Moulmein) in Myanmar, where scholars debated the history of the Mon people and region.
Seminar ignites debate on Suvannabhumi
Myanmar Times, 19 November 2012
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