University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Graeme Barker

Burial Rituals of Prehistoric Forager-Farmers

The Neolithic Cemeteries of Niah Cave, Sarawak

By: Graeme Barker

One of the largest and most varied prehistoric cemeteries in Southeast Asia was discovered in the late 1950s in the West Mouth of Niah Great Cave in Sarawak, Malaysia, on the north side of the island of Borneo. After organizing┬áresistance against the Japanese occupiers during World War II, Tom Harrisson became the Director of Sarawak […]