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Radar investigation of ancient Dutch cemetery in Southern ThailandNormal access

Authors: A. Phattanaviriyapisarn, W. Lohawijarn and T. Srisuchat
Event name: 4th EEGS Meeting
Session: Archaeology and historical buildings
Publication date: 14 September 1998
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201407214
Organisations: EEGS
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 437.01Kb )
Price: € 20

Summary:
The Dutch cemetery in southem Thailand was investigated by the ground penetrating radar technique. This approximately 300 years old archeological site was an evidence of Dutch's role in business and their attribution to city development at the beginning period of Songkhla city in southem Thailand. Lime coffins within the cemetery was clearly depicted by the radargrarns. The radar can then be considered as a promising tool for helping archeologists in deciding excavation points.


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