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The mystery of Plain of Jars solved – Tech Explorist

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…



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The Plain of Jars is a megalithic archaeological landscape in Laos. It consists of thousands of stone jars scattered around the upland valleys and the lower foothills of the central plain of the Xiangkhoang Plateau.
Until now, it has not been possible to estimate when the jars were first placed on the landscape or from where the stone was sourced.
A recent study solved this mystery by analyzing the sediment samples from beneath stone jars. Scientists collected the samples from more than 120 recorded…

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