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Maritime archaeology in the archipelago

  • Oscar Brittain

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, February 21 2012 | 06:00 am

PREMIUM Asia is a literal treasure trove of marine antiquities, lost and found, but some of those treasures have been overlooked or even taken advantage of due to a lack of government attention to maritime culture.

Compared to other Indo-Pacific neighbors such as Australia, the prevalence of looting and the destruction of important historical sites in Indonesian waters signals a dire need for bett...