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News Update :: Lenggong Valley


Malaysia seeks World Heritage status for three more sites, says Nazri

Malay Mail Online - 2 weeks ago
The Lenggong Valley, recognised as a Unesco World Heritage Site on June 30, 2012, provided evidence of the existence of the world's oldest prehistoric activity in the world. It was there that the prehistoric human skeleton, the Perak Man, was found.and...

Malaysia Seeks World Heritage Status For Three More Sites - 2 weeks ago
The celebration was held in conjunction with the fifth anniversary of the recognition of the Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley as a World Heritage Site. Besides the Lenggong Valley, Unesco has listed as World Heritage Sites the Gunung Mulu ...and...

Like archaeology? Now you can dig at real excavation sites

Malay Mail Online - 1 month ago
USM recently launched its archaeotourism package, especially aimed at students and visitors interested in archaeology, for a hands-on tour of actual archaeological sites in Sungai Batu and Lenggong Valley. There is also an USM Archaeology Gallery...

Pre-historical diet

Malaysia Outlook (press release) (registration) - 8 months ago
In his paper titled – Prehistoric Utilisation of Shells in the Lenggong Valley, Perak, Malaysia, Mokhtar said shellfish consumption is documented as a major item of prehistoric diet in the Lenggong Valley. After consumption, the shells were used to...

Archaeologist: Stone-age 'Penang Woman' a meat eater

Free Malaysia Today - 2 months ago
“There were bodies dug up from prehistoric sites elsewhere in the country, like Lenggong (Valley in Perak). Those were buried in caves, but this burial site is the only one in Malaysia with bodies buried in a shell midden. “We are confident of finding ...and...

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