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Ref ID: 24948
Ref Type: Book Section
Authors: Ciarla, Roberto
Title: The Thai-Italian Lopburi Regional Archaeological Project: preliminary results
Date: 1992
Source: Southeast Asian Archaeology 1990: Proceedings of the 3rd Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists
Place of Publication: Hull
Publisher: Centre for South-East Asian Studies, University of Hull
Abstract: Excavations by a joint Thai-Italian team were undertaken at Tha Kae on the edge of the modern city of Lopburi, Central Thailand in 1988 and 1989 following earlier work by the Thai Fine Arts Department. The main aims were to refine the cultural sequence, to define the internal structure of the ancient settlement and to recover data relating to craft activities. It was found that the site had been occupied, perhaps not continuously, from the end of the 1st millennium BC to the late 1st millennium AD with some use into the Ayutthaya period. Remains of an enclosing moat, brick built ramparts, some building structures, a number of burials and debris relating to the manufacture of shell and stone bracelets were found.
Date Created: 3/14/2001
Editors: Glover, Ian C.
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