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Research at megalithic jar site 52 and the discovery of new jar sites in Xiang Khouang Province, Laos

O'Reilly, Dougald; Shewan, Louise; Khamphouvong, Mailo; Butphachit, Amphai

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Ban Phakeo is a village in central Laos near which 415 megalithic jars and other associated lithic objects were discovered. There are over 80 such sites known in central Laos and this site was assigned the number 52 in the Lao National Inventory. Site 52 was excavated in eight discrete locations. Prospection was undertaken in the surrounds of Site 52 leading to the discovery of several previously undocumented sites which appear to be quarries or transport sites. The present paper focuses on the...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorO'Reilly, Dougald
dc.contributor.authorShewan, Louise
dc.contributor.authorKhamphouvong, Mailo
dc.contributor.authorButphachit, Amphai
dc.date.accessioned2020-05-01T04:55:52Z
dc.identifier.issn2520-8101
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/203528
dc.description.abstractBan Phakeo is a village in central Laos near which 415 megalithic jars and other associated lithic objects were discovered. There are over 80 such sites known in central Laos and this site was assigned the number 52 in the Lao National Inventory. Site 52 was excavated in eight discrete locations. Prospection was undertaken in the surrounds of Site 52 leading to the discovery of several previously undocumented sites which appear to be quarries or transport sites. The present paper focuses on the archaeological excavations undertaken at Site 52 and the newly discovered sites presenting the results of this research.
dc.description.sponsorshipThis work was supported by the Australian Research Council [DP150101164]
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherSpringer
dc.rights© Research Center for Chinese Frontier Archaeology (RCCFA), Jilin University and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
dc.sourceAsian Archaeology
dc.titleResearch at megalithic jar site 52 and the discovery of new jar sites in Xiang Khouang Province, Laos
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
dc.date.issued2019
local.identifier.absfor210103 - Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Americas
local.identifier.ariespublicationu5517368xPUB42
local.publisher.urlhttps://link.springer.com
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationO'Reilly, Dougald, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationShewan, Louise, University of Melbourne
local.contributor.affiliationKhamphouvong, Mailo, Lao P.D.R. Government
local.contributor.affiliationButphachit, Amphai, Lao P.D.R. Government
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
dc.relationhttp://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP150101164
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage1
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage13
local.identifier.doi10.1007/s41826-019-00023-0
dc.date.updated2019-11-25T07:59:39Z
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