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Relics of shipwreck found in Medan

  • Apriadi Gunawan

    The Jakarta Post

Medan | Fri, February 24 2012 | 10:37 am

PREMIUM After almost a month of exploration, French archeologist Daniel Perret from Ecole Francaise d’Extreme-Orient (EFEO) discovered a fragment from an ancient shipwreck and gold relics at the Kota Cina (Chinatown) site in Marelan district, Medan, North Sumatra.

The ancient relics, estimated to date back to between the 11th and 14th centuries, were discovered by Perret at the end of a series of...