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Author Topic: January 2011 Archeology - Asia and the South Pacific  (Read 1987 times)
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« Topic Start: January 02, 2011, 03:08:05 pm »

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Australia
The 'Bradshaw art' petroglyphs from Australia retain their vivid colours because they are 'alive':
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12039203

Bhutan
Bhutan is seeking help preserving assorted temple art treasures:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jan/02/courtauld-bhutan-painting-temple-art

Burma
An 18th century Burmese 'golden letter' has been deciphered:
http://www.newkerala.com/news/world/fullnews-115525.html

China
Remains of a 6000 years b.p. jade/stone 'processing workshop' from Zhejiang:
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/china/2010-12/26/c_13665464.htm
 
... and a Three Kingdoms tomb from the same province:
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90782/7243502.html

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China
Remains of a 6000 years b.p. civilization from Jiangxi:
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90782/90873/7253967.html

Tombs spanning three dynasties from Chengdu:
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90782/7251183.html

Pakistan
Pakistan in pondering jumping on the archaeotourism bandwagon:
http://tribune.com.pk/story/100758/cultural-riches-preserve-heritage-sites-to-woo-tourists/

Polynesia
East Polynesia was colonized faster and more recently than previously thought:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-01-east-polynesia-colonized-faster-previously.html
 
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Plans for a large-scale (it appears) bone study to get a handle on pre-modern migrations in the South Pacific:
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/connectasia/stories/201101/s3110428.htm

China
A project to examine the interactions that changed China:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=44200

'Accidental' discovery of two large-scale (1.7 million square meters!) ancient ruins in Zinzheng:
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/98649/7259890.html
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China
Paper on traditional textiles of southwest Chinese Minorities:
http://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/mar/article/view/889/1028

Indonesia
A recently-found megalith site in South Sumatra has been deemed 'sacred':
http://www.archnews.co.uk/world-archaeology/asia-archaeology/4830-megalithic-site-together-with-a-mass-grave-now-declared-sacred.html

Japan
Stones destined for Edo castle found during an underwater survey:
http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110117003127.htm
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China
Most Western Xia dynasty remains ever found:
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90782/90873/7270858.html

A prehistoric 'town hall' from Shaanxi:
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/culture/2011-01/25/c_13706215.htm

Sri Lanka
Brief item on an ancient temple discovery:
http://www.dailynews.lk/2011/01/24/news12.asp

Vietnam
Another Great Wall found ... this time in Viet Nam:
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/01/25/vietnam.wall/?hpt=C1

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