Rare fossilised tree found in Ratanakiri

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Fossil tree from Ratanakiri. Source: CambodgeMag, 20191030

via Khmer Times, 30 October 2019: Not archaeology, but still cool and someowhat related. The Khmer Times article also mentions the Buddha image found in Prasat Tub.

Officials from the Ministry o f Environment and relevant institutions last week unearthed a perfectly intact fossilised tree in Ratanakiri province

Environment Ministry spokesman Neth Pheaktra yesterday said the tree fossil was discovered on October 22 during excavation work at Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary.

He said the work was carried out by ministry officials in collaboration with technicians from the Royal Academy of Cambodia, Ministry of Culture officials, geologists, volunteer working groups and rangers.

Source: Rare fossilised tree found in Ratanakiri – Khmer Times

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