Saturday, September 4, 2010

Prehistoric Humans Were Evacuated

Prehistoric humans were evacuatedillustration

* Found Again sarcophagus
* Human Framework in the sarcophagus
* There Framework Ancient Man in Gianyar
* Bali "flooded" sarcophagus
GIANYAR, for Archaeology evacuate framework of prehistoric human bones found in a sarcophagus, a stone coffin, which was found in Subak Saba, Keramas Village, District Blahbatuh, Gianyar, Bali.

"After we studied nearly a week, this morning we were evacuated two sarcophagi, namely a complete human skeleton and which has become pieces of bone," said Dra Ayu Kusumati, researchers from the Institute for Archaeology Denpasar, in Gianyar, Friday.

According to Ayu Kusumati, human bones are stored at the Archaeological Institute of Denpasar. "Arriving at Denpasar, we will thoroughly bones," he said.

While sarkafogusnya, he said, would be stored at the Archaeological Heritage Preservation Hall in the Village Bedulu, District Blahbatuh.

Research Team Keramas sarcophagus in the Village, which led Kompyang Dewa Gede, found two sarcophagi with different sizes in Subak Saba, Keramas Village, District Blahbatuh, Saturday (28 / 8).

"The sarcophagus is a coffin with a small type size 150 cm long and 50 cm wide. While one more large size with 100 cm long with a width exceeding 12 cm," said Dewa Gede Kompyang.

He expressed, on the second sarcophagus was found a human skeleton. "One sarcophagus contains the bones of human skeleton intact, another one containing the bones that have been shattered," he said.

Beside the sarcophagus, said Dewa Kompyang, the team also found an old jar next to a human skull that lay buried.

"While at one another sarcophagus found only broken pitcher," said the man who served in the Hall Arkelogi Denpasar.

He explained that currently the sex of the bones that are still intact are identified in pairs of men. Whereas for the broken bones could not investigated.

"The condition of the bones had been crushed, so the difficulty is determined jezanah sexes was buried face down," he said.

About the age that the sarcophagus, said Dewa Kompyang, an estimated 2,000 to 2,500 years old.

"In those days people had known the perundagian and metal tools. This is evidenced by the bulge of the human face or a mask like a turtle at the end of the sarcophagus which is now found," he said.

In addition to familiar metals, continued Kompyang god, at that time also known term mutual cooperation and a sense of unity and cohesion.

"The purpose of a cover made at the end of the coffin tomb was intended to provide a way for the spirits to the other world," he said.

He explained that the sarcophagus was usually the cemetery reserved for the influential people of that era.

"Only the nobility and the people who influence the use of such grave coffin," he said.

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