Kamis, 18 Februari 2010

The discovery of the ancient temple in UII Yogyakarta Central Java Indonesia

The discovery of the ancient temple in UII Yogyakarta Central Java Indonesia. Yogyakarta - A temple is estimated to come from the ninth century found in the location of the library building Indonesian Islamic University (UII) Yogyakarta. Currently, the location of the discovery of historic objects from the research team excavated Conservation Center of Archeological Heritage (BP3) Yogyakarta.

Excavations began around at 09.30 pm, Tuesday (15/12/2009). Supervised the excavation process teams BP3 team Yogyakarta, Tri Hartono, Andi Riana, and edi Sukemi Prasetyo. Excavation using heavy equipment (back hoe). Land at the top to a depth of 2 meters excavated. Stone temple found at a depth of about 2.75 meters.

We found several pieces of excavated rock, which is part of a temple building. Officers from BP3 Yogyakarta securing at least 11 rocks to be studied again. A total of 11 pieces of rock are brought to the temple on the land surface shaped ornament with floral fried.


"The use of back hoe is to facilitate the excavation team as a dig by hand," said task force chairman of the Yogyakarta Andi Riana BP3 on the sidelines of the excavation on the campus of UII at Km 14.5 Jalan Kaliurang, Sleman.

According to Chris Burgess, the structure of the soil at this location are predominantly volcanic soil of Mount Merapi layer of sand. Foundation hole dug in the rock building that temple is the first time dug carefully under the supervision of the archaeological team.

"On Monday we do next new manual excavation. Excavation may take up to 10 days to ensure the functionality found in the temple," he said.

In addition to the discovery of excavations at the site he said, the team also will conduct research to find out the findings loose around the location. This research could be done away with a radius of 1 kilometer from the excavation site.

"It's to see if in this vicinity ever found statues, commemorative or yoni. All will be thorough and always had been a statue of the findings are not far from this place. Or we can conduct research by examining the toponym names around the region."

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