Cambodia's vast medieval cities hidden beneath the jungle

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Cambodia's vast medieval cities hidden beneath the jungle

Post by PeteC » Sun Jun 12, 2016 12:39 am

This is a good one to follow in coming months as in our backyard, and new scanning technology is discovering vast ancient development that was not known to exist until now. Pete :cheers:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/ ... ian-jungle

"Archaeologists in Cambodia have found multiple, previously undocumented medieval cities not far from the ancient temple city of Angkor Wat, the Guardian can reveal, in groundbreaking discoveries that promise to upend key assumptions about south-east Asia’s history.

The Australian archaeologist Dr Damian Evans, whose findings will be published in the Journal of Archaeological Science on Monday, will announce that cutting-edge airborne laser scanning technology has revealed multiple cities between 900 and 1,400 years old beneath the tropical forest floor, some of which rival the size of Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh."......
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Re: Cambodia's vast medieval cities hidden beneath the jungle

Post by PeteC » Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:30 am

More on this:

Laser scans unveil a network of ancient cities in Cambodia

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/special ... n-cambodia
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Re: Cambodia's vast medieval cities hidden beneath the jungle

Post by barrys » Mon Oct 03, 2016 9:32 pm

There a 2-part BBC series about this called "Jungle Atlantis"
Definitely worth a look.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4049426/

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