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Author Topic: May 2011 Archeology - Asia & the South Pacific  (Read 2090 times)
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Australia
On the impending/in progress repatriation of some Torres Strait bones:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-13308981

Pondering the growth (maybe) of the Aboriginal population:
http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2011/05/11/3211825.htm

China
Evidence that rice did originate in China:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-05-rice-china-genome.html
 
Archaeologists have uncovered some more bits of the Great Wall in Liaoning province:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20110507/wl_asia_afp/chinaarchaeologygreatwall
 
Photos of some artifacts from noble tombs found in Yunnan:
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90783/7374810.html

India
A Mauryan stupa from Gir:
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-05-07/rajkot/29520028_1_stupa-sanchi-girnar-forest

There are an awful lot of 'unprotected' monuments in Delhi, apparently:
http://www.hindustantimes.com/1-000-Delhi-monuments-unprotected/Article1-693038.aspx

... and more in India in general:
http://mangalorean.com/news.php?newstype=local&newsid=236317

Japan
Using language to track the origins of the Japanese people:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/04/world/asia/04language.html

Mongolia
Still looking for Genghis Khan's tomb:
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bgan-from-stratos-connectivity-plays-vital-role-in-expanding-archaeological-study-in-remote-mongolia-121302099.html
 
Thailand
Some ca 2000 years b.p. burial urns from Roi Et (Thailand):
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/home/Burial-urns-found-in-Roi-Et-30155423.html
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