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The Belitung Wreck: Sunken Treasures from Tang China


This publication presents the main categories of the numerous finds from the Belitung wreck and provides their historical frame.

Photo collage by Rinkoo Bhowmik



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2 A Ninth-century Arab or Indian Shipwreck in Indonesia (Michael Flecker)
40 History of Shipwreck Excavation in Southeast Asia (Roxanna Brown)
56 Late Tang Ceramics and Asia’s International Trade (John Guy)
74 The Navigational Route of the Belitung Wreck and Late Tang Ceramic Trade (Hsieh Mingliang)
92 The Concept of the Conservation of Seawater Finds (Andreas Rettel)
116 A technological examination of some Chinese ceramics from the Belitung wreck (Nigel Wood)


Gold, Silver and Bronze (François Louis)

132 Gold and Silver – [Introduction]; [Catalogue]
192 Tang Bronze Mirrors – [Introduction]; [Catalogue]
224 The Coins


228 White Ware with Green Décor (Hsieh Mingliang) – [Introduction]; [Catalogue]
300 White Wares of Northern China (Regina Krahl) – [Introduction]; [Catalogue]
350 Green Wares of Southern China (Regina Krahl) – [Introduction]; [Catalogue]
464 Changsha Ware (Liu Yang) – [Introduction]; [Catalogue 1]; [Catalogue 2]
640 Various Ceramics (Chen Yuh-Shiow) – [Catalogue]



Click here to download Appendix I-VI

Appendix I Changsha Bowls
  1. Designs
  2. Inscriptions
  Appendix II Changsha Cups: Designs
  Appendix III Ewers
  1. Medallions on Ewers
  2. Inscriptions on Ewers
  Appendix IV Jars: Appliqués and Inscriptions
  Appendix V Yue Wares: Designs
  Appendix VI Ceramic Forms



Publication details: Copyright © 2004, Seabed Explorations New Zealand Ltd. All rights reserved.


Workshop Proceedings of “The Heritage of Ancient and Urban Sites: Giving Voice to Local Priorities”


Papers from this workshop organized by the Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre are case studies from six Southeast Asian countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore and Thailand. They range from grassroots initiatives to transregional and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, showcasing how on-site education and cooperation sustain community awareness and participation in safeguarding sites for future generations.

Individual papers can be downloaded below. However, if you wish to download the complete set in one pdf file, please click here (Note: because of file compression, photos in this combined file may have lower resolution than the individual files below).


Building the Notion of Heritage City in Indonesia: the Role of Local Group Communities

Author: Punto Wijayanto

Heritage Preservation and Revitalization in Malang through Activities and Media

Author: Dwi Cahyono, S.E.

Area Conservation Campaign: Muara Jambi Temple

Author: Mukhtar Hadi and the Padmasana Community

Download - nscwps19_early_voyaging_south_china_sea_implications_territorial_claims.pdf


The Fundamental Framework for Activation of Community Participation in Cultural Heritage Conservation

Author: Mizuho Ikeda

Little People in Conservation: Bridging the Divide between Local and International Norms

Author: Pijika Pumketkao-Lecourt

Cross Culture and Cross Border Research And Development: From Living Angkor Road Project (LARP) to the Cultural Relationship Study of Mainland Southeast Asia Research Center (CRMA)

Authors: Surat Lertlum and Im Sokrithy


Cross Culture and Cross Border Education Program: From Living Angkor Road Project (LARP) to the Cultural Relationship Study of Mainland Southeast Asia Research Center (CRMA)

Authors: Im Sokrithy, Surat Lertlum and Khun-Neay Khuon

Download - nsc_working_paper_series_15.pdf

Cheung Ek: Safeguarding Heritage with the Local Community and Government

Author: Phon Kaseka

National and International Joint Research Projects At Koh Ker: Regulators, Non-Regulators and Local Communities

Author: Ea Darith

How to Ensure Sustainable Agricultural Development in Angkor World Heritage?

Author: Tan Boun Suy

Download - nsc_working_paper_series_12.pdf


Development-Led Archaeology in Singapore

Author: Lim Chen Sian

The Challenges of World Heritage Inscription

Author: Nigel Taylor

Between Positivist and Relativist Approach in Recent Community-Owned Architectural Conservation Projects in Singapore

Author: Yeo, Kang Shua


All-Inclusive Participation for Safe-Guarding Cultural Heritage in Myanmar

Author: Sanda Khin

The Role of The Myanmar Archaeology Association (MAA): Why The ‘Grassroots’ Level

Author: Soe Win Naing, Naing Soe and Saw Tun Lynn

Municipal Planning and Heritage: The Future of Cities in Myanmar

Author: Su Su

Safeguarding Cultural Heritage Activities in Myanmar

Author: Ohnmar Myo


Local Voices in Lenggong World Heritage Site, Malaysia

Author: Mohd Syahrin Abdullah

The Pitfalls and Prospects of Community Heritage Engagement in Malaysian Archaeology

Author: Hsiao Mei Goh

The Penang Story a Platform for Intergenerational Community Participation in Heritage

Author: Khoo Salma Nasution

Archaeology Unit: Workshop Posters

Texts by Aaron Kao, Michael Ng and Young Wei Ping