• Laos jars are slowly revealing their secrets | Pursuit by ...

     · Laos jars are slowly revealing their secrets. New dating techniques find that Laos'' stone jars may be at least 3,000 years old, but the sites remained significant for rituals until just 700 years ago. In the rugged province of Xieng Khoaung in upper northern Laos are scattered more than 2,000 large carved stone jars.

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  • Plain of Jars – Phonsavan, Laos

    aoc-arrow-forward. The Plain of Jars is a collection of large stone jars interspersed throughout the Xieng Khouang plain in the Lao Highlands. The stone structures are mostly made of sedimentary ...

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  • Laos jars are slowly revealing their secrets

     · In the rugged province of Xieng Khoaung in upper northern Laos are scattered more than 2,000 large carved stone jars. They vary in size, with the …

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  • Saving the secrets of the jars of Laos | Pursuit by The ...

     · In the mountains and plains of upper Laos sit thousands of stone jars, the only relics of an ancient civilisation possibly 2500 years old. The jars, weighing up to 20 tonnes, appear to be part of a complex burial ritual, and were transported from quarries …

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  • Researchers solve more of the mystery of Laos megalithic jars

     · New research conducted at the UNESCO World Heritage listed ''Plain of Jars'' in Laos has established the stone jars were likely placed in their final resting position from …

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  • Researchers solve more of the mystery of Laos megalithic ...

    Dr Shewan and collaborators present new radiocarbon results for site use and also introduce geochronological data determining the likely quarry source for one of the largest megalithic sites. New research conducted at the UNESCO World Heritage listed ''Plain of Jars'' in Laos has established the stone jars were likely placed in their final resting position from as early as 1240 to 660 BCE.

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  • The Plain of Jars Laos

     · The jars were tracked back to a quarry close to Phonsavan- you can read about this later in this post. It was this quarry that was used during the Vietnam War by the Lao Nation / Pathet Laos, who were the communist political movement. They hid in both natural and man-made caves in the quarry. The Purpose of the Laos Jars

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  • Megalithic Jar Sites in Xiengkhuang – Plain of Jars ...

     · The Plain of Jars, located on a plateau in central Laos, gets its name from more than 2,100 tubular-shaped megalithic stone jars used for funerary practices in the Iron Age. This serial property of 15 components contains large carved stone jars, stone discs, secondary burials, tombstones, quarries and funerary objects dating from 500 BCE to 500 CE.

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  • Scientists Return to Plain of Jars in Laos

     · The Plain of Jars is known for its more than 2,000 large carved stone jars standing up to nearly ten feet tall. The researchers confirmed that quartz-rich boulders at Site 1 on the Plain of Jars ...

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  • The mystery of the megalithic stone jars in Laos

     · Laos legend tells us that the jars were created by a race of giants, whose king needed somewhere to store his rice wine.Others believe that they were placed there to collect monsoon rainwater. Initial research of the Plain of Jars in the early 1930s claimed that the stone jars are associated with prehistoric burial practices.Excavation by Lao and Japanese archaeologists in the …

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  • The Plain of Jars: A Megalithic Archaeological Mystery in Laos

     · The unusual scattering of thousands of megalithic jars across nearly one hundred sites deep in the mountains of northern Laos has fascinated archaeologists and scientists ever since their discovery in the 1930s. A New Date for the Plain of Jars . The Plain of Jars is made up of at least 3,000 giant stone jars up to three meters (9.8 feet) tall.

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  • Researchers solve more of the mystery of Laos megalithic jars

     · Researchers solve more of the mystery of Laos megalithic jars. Dr Shewan and collaborators present new radiocarbon results for site use and also introduce geochronological data determining the likely quarry source for one of the largest …

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  • Archaeologists discover more giant stone jars used to ...

     · Archaeologists discover more giant stone jars used to dispose of the dead in Laos. An Australian-led research team mapped 15 new sites in Laos where jars have been found. ( …

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  • Laos builds stairs to jars quarry site | SBS News

    An enormous stairway has been built up Laos''s Keng Mountain, to the site of the ancient quarry where the stone for the Plain of Jars vessels was mined.

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  • Researchers solve more of the mystery of Laos megalithic ...

     · Sediment samples from beneath stone jars from two of the more than 120 recorded megalithic sites were obtained by a team led Dr Louise Shewan from the University of Melbourne, Associate Professor Dougald O''Reilly from the Australian National University (ANU) and Dr Thonglith Luangkoth from the Lao Department of Heritage.

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  • Researchers Date Laos'' Megalithic Jars But Can''t Solve How ...

    The study of megaliths in one place suggests that the stone material was taken from a quarry 8 kilometers from where they are located. But how the ancient culture that created these objects managed to deliver the stone itself to the place is still unknown. Local Legends A view of site 52 which is one of the many megalithic sites in Laos.

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  • ''Plain of Jars'', one of the most mysterious archaeological ...

     · The mysterious Plain of Jars in northern Laos — a landscape dotted with massive stone jars hewn from sandstone thousands of years ago — was …

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  • Researchers Date Laos'' Megalithic Jars But Can''t Solve How ...

     · The study of megaliths in one place suggests that the stone material was taken from a quarry 8 kilometers from where they are located. But how the ancient culture that created these objects managed to deliver the stone itself to the place is still unknown. Local Legends A view of site 52 which is one of the many megalithic sites in Laos.

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  • Researchers solve more of the mystery of Laos megalithic ...

     · New research conducted at the UNESCO World Heritage listed ''Plain of Jars'' in Laos has established the stone jars were likely placed in their final resting position from …

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  • Researchers solve more of the mystery of Laos megalithic jars

     · Researchers solve more of the mystery of Laos megalithic jars. Dr Shewan and collaborators present new radiocarbon results for site use and also introduce geochronological data determining the likely quarry source for one of the largest megalithic sites. Image: Plain of Jars Archaeological Research Project. New research conducted at the UNESCO ...

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  • Laos'' mysterious Plain of Jars that has stone jars across ...

     · Laos'' mysterious Plain of Jars which features thousands of stone jars littered across the burial ground may be more than 3,000 years old, new analysis reveals

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  • Archaeological Mystery Deepens as More ''Jars of the Dead ...

     · The ''Jars of the Dead'' in a forest in Laos. An ancient burial practice involving the use of massive stone jars seems to have been more widespread in Southeast Asia than once assumed, owing to ...

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  • Saving the secrets of the jars of Laos | Pursuit by The ...

     · In the mountains and plains of upper Laos sit thousands of stone jars, the only relics of an ancient civilisation possibly 2500 years old. The jars, weighing up to 20 tonnes, appear to be part of a complex burial ritual, and were transported from quarries up to 10 kilometres away.

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  • A Singular Landscape

    By KAREN COATES. Ancient stone vessels of various sizes typify the thousands that are spread across more than 80 different sites on the Plain of Jars in northern Laos. In the landlocked Southeast ...

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  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Laos

    The Plain of Jars, located on a plateau in central Laos, gets its name from more than 2,100 tubular-shaped megalithic stone jars used for funerary practices in the Iron Age. This serial site of 15 components contains large carved stone jars, stone discs, secondary burials, tombstones, quarries and funerary objects dating from 500 BCE to 500 CE.

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  • Laos'' Plain of Jars: Australian archeologist uncovers ...

     · AN AUSTRALIAN archeologist has described the thrill of uncovering 2500-year-old human remains in central Laos'' Plain of Jars, marking a vital step in solving the mysteries of the region.

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  • "Plain of Jars" – Solving the Mystery of the Laos ...

     · The megalithic jar sites in Northern Laos comprise one to three-meter-tall carved stone jars, weighing up to 20 tonnes, dotted across the landscape, appearing alone or in groups of up to several hundred. Dr. Shewan and her team completed their most recent excavations in March 2020, revisiting Site 1 (Ban Hai Hin), and arriving back in Australia ...

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  • Fresh analysis reveals Laos'' ancient Plain of Jars ...

     · 1 / 2. The Plain of jars is an archeological site in Laos comprising thousands of huge stone jars. Mattun0211 ( Public Domain) 2 / 2. Researchers on …

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  • New discoveries in Laos deepen the ancient mystery of the ...

     · A team of archaeologists from the Australian National University has discovered over 100 ancient stone jars across 15 sites in Laos. The new discoveries add to …

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  • Plain of Jars

    The Plain of Jars (Lao: ທົ່ງໄຫຫິນ Thong Hai Hin, [tʰōŋ hǎj hǐn]) is a megalithic archaeological landscape in Laos consists of thousands of stone jars scattered around the upland valleys and the lower foothills of the central plain of the Xiangkhoang Plateau.The jars are arranged in clusters ranging in number from one to several hundred.

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  • Researchers solve more of the mystery of Laos megalithic ...

     · The megalithic jar sites in Northern Laos comprise one to three-metre-tall carved stone jars, weighing up to 20 tonnes, dotted across the landscape, appearing alone or in groups of up to several ...

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  • "Plain of Jars" – Solving the Mystery of the Laos ...

     · The megalithic jar sites in Northern Laos comprise one to three-meter-tall carved stone jars, weighing up to 20 tonnes, dotted across the landscape, appearing alone or in groups of up to several hundred. Dr. Shewan and her team completed their …

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