Don: Turn prehistoric site into museum to draw tourists

Participants taking closer look at the marine shells found scattering in Guar Kepah village, Seberang Prai, signalling coastal habitation during the mid-Holocene, around 4,000 to 5,000 years ago.

AN ARCHAEOLOGIST of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) has proposed that Guar Kepah village, the state’s only prehistoric site in Seberang Prai, be turned into a tourist attraction.

Prof Datuk Dr Mokhtar Saidin said the state could set up a Guar Kepah Archaeological Museum to house the artefacts recovered from the site for the benefit of Penangites and tourists.

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