(SEAArch) Metal age burial site discovered in Myanmar

(SEAArch) Metal age burial site discovered in Myanmar

An archaeological dig in central Myanmar has uncovered a bounty of human remains, including at least 35 uncremated individuals thought to date from the Bronze or Iron Age, a spokesperson from the Department of Archeology, National Museum and Library said last week. Excavation work began at the site, near Gyogon village in Mandalay Region’s Pyawbwe township, on November 2. The dig, led by the department’s assistant director for Mandalay, U Aung Aung Kyaw, also includes Dr Jean-Pierre Pautreau from the National Center for Scientific Research at Rennes University 1 in France. Forty-six sets of remains have been found so far, with 35 confirmed as human, including six almost complete skeletons. Seven were found buried in pots, while three were in wooden coffins. One wore a bronze bracelet on the left forearm and a necklace decorated with eyeteeth. Another significant discovery ...

Full article: http://www.southeastasianarchaeology.com/2011/12/14/metal...

Tweets

(SEAArch) Malaysian government to buy land surr...

The government will purchase the land surrounding the Lembah Bujang heritage site in Kedah to prevent them from being deve...

The legendary and truly inspiring Mdm Teresa Hsu passed away at the age of 113 last week. RIP. - CNA.

The legendary and truly inspiring Mdm Teresa Hs...

channelnewsasia.com 13 Dec '11, 2pm

SINGAPORE : Singapore's oldest person and social worker, Teresa Hsu, has died at the age of 113. She passed away peacefull...

Huge methane plumes are discovered in Arctic Oc...

e360.yale.edu 13 Dec '11, 4pm

13 Dec 2011: Huge Methane Plumes Are Discovered in Arctic Ocean Russian scientists sampling the waters of the East Siberia...

OMG! Church link connects readers to porn site

OMG! Church link connects readers to porn site

asiaone.com 14 Dec '11, 6am

By Paolo G. Montecillo and Philip C. Tubeza Philippine Daily Inquirer/Asia News Network Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011 Critics of...

#fashion Visit our sister site

purseblog.com 16 Dec '11, 7pm

Although I am not a fan or high heels (and nor do I wear any, as I prefer military sole boots and sneakers) TalkShoes is a...

The ideal Bottega Veneta Knot Clutch has both crocodile and intrecciato metal: I used to associate black and bl...

The ideal Bottega Veneta Knot Clutch has both c...

purseblog.com 13 Dec '11, 10pm

I used to associate black and blue with bruises, but going forward I will always think of this stunning Bottega Veneta Kno...

Shanmugam reaffirms warm Singapore-Myanmar ties

Shanmugam reaffirms warm Singapore-Myanmar ties

channelnewsasia.com 14 Dec '11, 2am

SINGAPORE: Minister for Foreign Affairs and Law K Shanmugam has reaffirmed the warm and long-standing ties between Singapo...