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Archaeological aspects of Pyu, Mon, Myanmar

PanК»Кє Lha Nuiб№…К»

Archaeological aspects of Pyu, Mon, Myanmar

by PanК»Кє Lha Nuiб№…К»

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Published by Thin Sapay in Yangon .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesPyu, Mon, Myanmar
StatementNai Pan Hla
The Physical Object
Pagination270 p. :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24843298M
LC Control Number2011306123

The Pre-Pagan Period: The Mon and Pyu City States -Bibliography. Aung Thaw, Excavations at Beikthano (Rangoon, Ministry of Union Culture, ). Aung Thaw, Historical Sites in Burma (Rangoon, Ministry of Union Culture, ). A trip of life time traveling 16 days through Myanmar. The trip includes lots of outdoor activities and where you could immerse yourself in the warm and mysterious culture of Myanmar (Burma). From the Golden Shwedagon to Golden Rock – well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site and a scenic mountainous trekking in Inle Lake. Continue with Royal [ ]/5(1).

Early Civilizations of Southeast Asia presents a fascinating synthesis of research on the prehistoric societies of mainland Southeast Asia. Drawing on archaeological and historical research, both old and new, Dougald O'Reilly provides a general picture of the events that shaped the region in ancient times, covering the rise of the Pyu civilization in Myanmar, the Mon and Dvaravati kingdoms of. Myanmar - Myanmar - Cultural life: Buddhism has been a part of Myanmar’s culture since the 1st century ce and has blended with non-Buddhist beliefs. The most conspicuous manifestation of Buddhist culture is the magnificent architecture and sculpture of Myanmar’s many temples and monasteries, notably those at Yangon, Mandalay, and Pagan (Bagan), the site of the ancient kingdom of west.

The history of Myanmar (also known as Burma) covers the period from the time of first-known human settleme years ago to the present earliest inhabitants of recorded history were a Tibeto-Burman-speaking people who established the Pyu city-states ranged as far south as Pyay and adopted Theravada Buddhism.. Another group, the Bamar people, entered the upper Irrawaddy valley . Evidence from the remains of Pyu-style buildings is the earliest indication of a settlement on this bend in the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy). ; Temple building speeds up with the sacking of the Mon city of Thaton by Bagan’s warrior king Anawrahta, a newly enthusiastic devotee of Buddhism. c –


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Archaeological aspects of Pyu, Mon, Myanmar by PanК»Кє Lha Nuiб№…К» Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Pyu Ancient Cities are located along Ayeyarwady river in dry zone of central Myanmar. Halin, Beikthano, and Halin, Beikthano, and Sri Ksetra are considered to be among the earliest exam ples.

This article is one chapter in the book, and describes the second Pyu dynasty with Pyu capital city Thayekhitaya or Srikshetra.

The Pyu had a developed civilization and their artifacts were excellent. They were civilized, but their kings were weak in defending their country. The Pyu king was overthrown by the Nansaw in AD Drawing on archaeological and historical research, both old and new, Dougald O'Reilly provides a general picture of the events that shaped the region in ancient times, covering the rise of the Pyu civilization in Myanmar, the Mon and Dvaravati kingdoms of Thailand, the early polities of peninsular Malaysia, the Khmer kingdoms of Cambodia, and the rise of Champa in Vietnam.5/5(1).

He joined the Department of Archaeology inand has excavated over 40 sites in Myanmar, including Sri Ksetra, Miangmaw, Wadee, and Beikthano.

He also excavated Winka in Mon state, which are crucial to understanding port polities, early settlement, and the relationship between Mon and Pyu. The Pyu Ancient Cities are archaeologically intact, as seen in the standing monuments, the in-situ structural remains, the undisturbed unexcavated remains and the still functioning agrarian terrain.

The urban footprint of each city, demarcated by the well-preserved moated city walls, remains highly legible two millennia after their initial construction. In Myanmar Pyu would have used the kadamba scripts and Gupta scripts of the 4th century AD. Mon used the Pallava Script also of the 4th century AD although the earliest Mon writing in terracotta of the 7 century AD.

Myanmar learnt the art of writing in about 11th century AD. We chose six Visiting Professors to instruct us in Field Archaeology, Conservation and Restoration of Monuments, Protohistoric Archaeology (especially in Pyu Period), Buddhist Art and Architecture (Pyu and Bagan Periods), Colonial Period Structures and Cultural Heritage Management, in the Academic Year PDF | OnBob Hudson and others published Myanmar (Burma): Archaeological Heritage and Its Management.

(Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology. Ed C. Smith, Springer New York: Author: Bob Hudson. The economy of the Pyu city states was based on agriculture and trade.

All important Pyu settlements were located in the three main irrigated regions of Upper Burma, centred on the confluence of the Irrawaddy and Chindwin rivers: Halin in the Mu valley, Maingmaw and Binnaka in the Kyaukse plains, finally Beikthano and Sri Ksetra at or near the Minbu district.

[22] (Capital: Sri Ksetra, Halin, Beikthano, Maingmaw, Binnaka. Pyay (Burmese: ပြည်မြို့; MLCTS: prany mrui., pronounced ; Mon: ပြန်, ; also known as Prome and Pyè) is principal town of Pyay Township in the Bago Region in is located on the bank of the Irrawaddy River, km ( mi) north-west of Yangon.

It is an important trade center for the Ayeyarwady Delta, Central and Upper Myanmar and the Rakhine (Arakan) y: Myanmar. Description: This paper was originally written in Myanmar and read at the Saturday Literary Circle meeting held at the Po Wa Ziya Hall of the Hanthawady Press, Mandalay on 20th Sep, It was later read in English to the special meeting of the Burma Research Society on 15th October, Normally Bagan monuments are Ceti style with a solid structure or Ku, which were places of worship.

Treasures from the national museums of Myanmar, from the World Heritage Site at Pyu, the pagoda-studded plains of Bagan, and from Mandalay, the last royal capital, are examined in this profusely illustrated catalogue.

Essays discuss the principle archaeological sites of Pyu, Mon, Bagan, Inwa, Shan State, and Mandalay. Myanmar - Myanmar - The Pyu state: Between the 1st century bce and the 9th century ce, speakers of Tibeto-Burman languages known as the Pyu established city-kingdoms in Myanmar at Binnaka, Mongamo, Shri Kshetra, and Halingyi.

At the time, a long-standing trade route between China and India passed through northern Myanmar and then across the Chindwin River valley to the west. Cities and Kings: Ancient Treasures from Myanmar [Murphy, Stephen A., Cheong, Conan, Galloway, Charlotte, Khaing, Nan Kyi Kyi, Kyaing, Win, McCullough, Theresa, Moore.

UNESCO provides the World Heritage designation to cultural and natural sites that are of invaluable importance to humanity and need to be protected for the sake of future generations. At present, Myanmar has 2 sites included in this list – Bagan, added inand Pyu. The history of Myanmar (also known as Burma; Burmese: မြန်မာ့သမိုင်း) covers the period from the time of first-known human settleme years ago to the present day.

The earliest inhabitants of recorded history were a Tibeto-Burman-speaking people who established the Pyu city-states ranged as far south as Pyay and adopted Theravada Buddhism. Early Civilizations of Southeast Asia presents a fascinating synthesis of research on the prehistoric societies of mainland Southeast Asia.

Drawing on archaeological and historical research, both old and new, Dougald O'Reilly provides a general picture of the events that shaped the region in ancient times, covering the rise of the Pyu civilization in Myanmar, the Mon and D/5.

This article traces the evolutionary record of urbanism at two sites in Myanmar: their transition from late prehistory in c. second to first century BCE to proto-urban and fully urban development at Sri Ksetra and Beikthano by the mid-first millennium Pyu cities are remarkable because of their spatial continuity, for their early achievements in water control, iron production, ritual Author: Janice Stargardt.

Places To Go. Top Destinations. Ayeyarwaddy Region; Bagan; Indawgyi Lake; Inle Lake; Kalaw; Mandalay. Doha, 22 June –Myanmar made its entry onto the World Heritage List today, with the inscription of its first site, Pyu Ancient Cities.

The World Heritage Committee, meeting in Doha (Qatar) under the Chair of Sheikha Al Mayassa Bint Hamad Bin Khalifa Al.

International Memory of the World Register Myazedi Quadrilingual Stone Inscription Summary (max words) In Myanmar, the stone inscriptions, inscribed with Pyu, Mon and Myanmar languages have been found all over the country since proto-historic time.

File Size: KB.Title (Book/Serial) Issue and Volume Ed. Date Pagination Subject Terms 1. Archaeological Survey 2. Beikthano (Ancient Pyu city) - History 3. Culture - Pyu 4.

Hanlin - Ancient Pyu City - history 5. Myanmar - history - early period 6. Pyu Civilization 7. Srikshetra- ancient Pyu city - history 5th - 10th century 8. Takaung- ancient Myanmar.Books and Monographs.

Stargardt, J. (ed.) Relics and Relic Worship in Early Buddhism of India and Burma. London, The British Museum Research publication, due May Stargardt, J. (ed.) The Three Ancient Pyu Cities as Sites of Outstanding Universal Value; the Nomination Dossier to the World Heritage Organisation.

Yangon, Ministry.