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Published: Tuesday February 14, 2012 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Friday May 24, 2013 MYT 10:52:27 PM

Prehistoric skeletal remains found in cave in Tasik Kenyir area

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu Museum Board has discovered another prehistoric skeleton in Gua Bewah located in the Tasik Kenyir area, following a recent excavation.

This is the second prehistoric skeleton and cave discovered in the vicinity since 2010.

Terengganu Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Said said studies were being conducted on the latest discovery, adding that the new cave would be equipped with moving ladder using solar energy, and costing between RM16 to RM18mil to facilitate visitors.

He was speaking to reporters after opening an exhibition, 'Islamic Treasures from China' at the state museum here on Tuesday.

The exhibition covers more than 100 Chinese artefacts with Islamic motifs, including a 500-year-old Golden Al-Quran valued at RM70mil, from the Ming Dynasty. - Bernama

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