Digging up clues to the past

Prof Mokhtar (right) showing the visitors the replica of the prehistoric remains of Penang Woman at the Guar Kepah Archaeological Site in Kepala Batas, Penang. — Photos: CHAN BOON KAI/The Star

A GROUP of 35 people, including 18 Japanese children, had first-hand experience of an archaeologist’s work during a visit to the Guar Kepah Archaeological site in Kepala Batas, Penang.

Accompanied by their teachers, parents and guardians, the children aged between eight and 14, got their hands dirty while playing with ‘specimens’ at the excavation site.

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