University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Thanik Lertcharnrit

An Early Ivory Bracelet from Central Thailand

From the Field

By: Thanik Lertcharnrit

A piece of an ancient ivory bracelet was recently discovered during the fourth excavation season at the Late Prehistoric/ Early Historic site of Promtin Tai in the Lopburi region of central Thailand. It is one-of-a-kind and a distinctive Iron Age (500 BC–AD 500) artifact in unusually good condition. The fragment was found in an undisturbed occupational layer […]