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Author Topic: May 2011 Archeology - Asia & the South Pacific  (Read 2087 times)
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Azerbaijan
A 4th-10th century sarcophagus from Azerbaijan:
http://en.trend.az/news/society/1875276.html

China
Drought in China's Jiangsu province has revealed an imperial Ming Dynasty tomb:
http://www.kplctv.com/story/14690871/ancient-tomb-revealed-in-china-due-to-drought

A Yuan dynasty tomb from Hebei (I think we may have mentioned this one):
http://en.ce.cn/National/culture/201105/17/t20110517_22425594.shtml

China has protection plans for the Nan'ao No. 1 shipwreck and its porcelain:
http://www.whatsonxiamen.com/news19118.html

More on the Chinese origins of rice:
http://m.pnas.org/content/108/20/8351.abstract

Hawaii
Studying ancient Hawaiian agriculture:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-05-patterns-ancient-croplands-insight-early.html

India
An amateur archaeologist found some Copper Age items in Rajasthan:
http://in.news.yahoo.com/amateur-archaeologist-discovers-copper-age-items-rajasthan-050800803.html

An Iron Age dolmen from Pandavulametta:
http://www.hindu.com/2011/05/20/stories/2011052062280100.htm

Five 15th and 16th century forts from a couple of districts in India:
http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_pune-researcher-discovers-five-forts-of-15th-and-16th-century_1543410

Pakistan
A 900 year-old-manuscript of the Quran found in Pakistan:
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/181059.html
 
Dam construction threatens petroglyphs in Pakistan:
http://in.news.yahoo.com/pak-lose-30-000-stone-age-rock-carvings-080130948.html
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