The Ancient City of Sap Champa

The Ancient City of Sap Champa

The Ancient City of Sap Champa

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The Ancient City of Sap Champa Sap Champa, Tha Luang, Lop Buri. Located on the high mound of the central plain. Next to the Northeast Plateau. Originally a place of worship. Within the city there are 3 mound hills. Understand that the remains are ruins.
 
Found evidence is stone bracelet. Pottery fragments. Discover Sanskrit inscriptions. Found pieces and Buddha head. Metals and Jewelry. The evidence is kept at the National Museum of Narai.
 
First known in February 1970. By the survey of the Fine Arts Department. And pest control Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives. Together to explore the forest Sap Champa. The survey found a large ancient city. With moats and dikes surrounding.
 
Later, there were scholars both Thai and foreigners interested in studying about ancient cities. Human settlements have been inhabited since prehistoric times.
 
Prehistoric pottery in various forms, which are about 3,000 - 2,500 years old. Also antiquities, stone inscriptions, sculptures, images.
 
Assumed, In the 12th - 13th centuries. This ancient community has gained Indian culture. Such as Religion, believe, Language, fine arts and evolved into a city.
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