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  •  ANCIENT EVIDENCES
  •  BAN CHIANG
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    ANCIENT EVIDENCES
    40,000 B.C.

             Ancestors had made their home on this land of smile since the prehistoric times. The traces of semi-permanent settlements, aged around 40,000 BC, are found . It can be estimated that the hunter-gatherers were already established. Ancient hunting tools are made of woods and stones.


              The earliest evidence of agriculture and metallurgy is still uncovered. But archeologists found ancient seed husks in some Northern caves. Agriculture began to develop around 9,000 BC. and rice was being cultivated around 3,000 BC.

              The 1,000 BC. painting is found on Pha Taem cliff. Some of dinosaur fossils can be found at Phu Rua mountain range, Northeastern Thailand.

     
    BANCHIANG
    3,000 B.C.

            Some historians believed that Ban Chiang is the earliest Bronze Age culture in the world. There are most concrete evidences of a Bronze Age civilization.

           The evidence of Banchiang shows the history of artifacts, metal tools, and rice production. Among the archeological finds of 5,600-1,800 years ago, there are elaborate pots and bronze works that display a high level of artistic skill.

            Banchiang area is one of the four UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Thailand.

     
     

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