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Author Topic: June 2011 Archeology - Asia and the South Pacific  (Read 2470 times)
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« Topic Start: June 05, 2011, 11:37:14 am »

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China
Work continues on the Nan'ao One:
http://en.ce.cn/National/culture/201105/30/t20110530_22450332.shtml

The Liqian thing again:
http://en.radio86.com/news/chinese-village-inhabited-descendants-ancient-romans

200 000 ancient coins from China's Jiangsu province:
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90776/90882/7400640.html

India

An amateur archaeologist has found a pile of petroglyphs in Bhilwara:
http://in.news.yahoo.com/amateur-archaeologist-discovers-stone-age-rock-painting-084200065.html
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China
200 000 ancient coins from a dig in China:
http://en.ce.cn/National/culture/201106/07/t20110607_22466409.shtml

Some 2000 years b.p. 'stoves' from the site of the Battle of Changping:
http://www.newkerala.com/news/2011/worldnews-4907.html

India
A lion statue from the Barabati fort moat:
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1110610/jsp/orissa/story_14092569.jsp
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Afghanistan
Not sure if we've mentioned this mining threat to a Buddhist monastery in Afghanistan yet:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13717471

Australia
Concerns for Aboriginal petroglyphs:
http://www.newkerala.com/news/2011/worldnews-9270.html

China
Some construction company bulldozed China's oldest fortification:
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90776/90882/7410093.html

India
A unicorn idol from Kalya (can't really see that it's a unicorn, though):
http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=105370

Indonesia
Another (?) major Ming Dynasty porcelain find off Indonesia:
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hijgTdxz9KnVGX99agOoewgyi2KA?docId=CNG.7cb7d99990eea60a7a2805cbbc294dbf.2a1
 
Polynesia
On the DNA front, Thor Heyerdahl was partly right on the origin of Polynesians, apparently:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/8582150/Kon-Tiki-explorer-was-partly-right-Polynesians-had-South-American-roots.html

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China
Evidence of refrigeration use in second century A.D. China:
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/china/ancient-chinese-cooled-foods-with-ice-57968.html

The Philippines

Casting doubts on a baybayin inscription:
http://www.gmanews.tv/story/224011/nation/experts-cast-doubts-on-ancient-baybayin-tablet

Vietnam
A 1600 b.p. citadel from Viet Nam's Ha Tinh province:
http://www.thanhniennews.com/2010/Pages/20110618163028.aspx
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