Bukit Jawa, Lenggong

Bukit Jawa, Lenggong
Bukit Jawa is an open site where evidence of Palaeolithic culture was found. This site is situated at latitude 5˚ 07.72’ north and longitude 100˚ 59.55’ east, with a height of 104 meters above sea level. It was discovered by Universiti Sains Malaysia, and research was carried out in 1996. A mapping of the environment around Kota Tampan was carried out, hence the discover...
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Kota Tampan, Lenggong

Kota Tampan, Lenggong
Kota Tampan provided evidence of the first Palaeolithic culture in the country. This site, situated at latitude 5° 03.31’ north and longitude 100° 58.42’ east, 101 meters above sea level. Excavations were first carried out in 1938, followed by another one in 1954. Since then, the world has come to know more of the community that existed at Kota Tampan or ‘Tampanian’ in Ma...
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Gua Teluk Kelawar, Lenggong

Gua Teluk Kelawar, Lenggong
Gua Teluk Kelawar is located at the Bukit Kepala Gajah limestone complex, latitude 5° 07.44’ north and longitude 100° 58.60’ east, 76 meters above sea level. Located one kilometer from Lenggong, Perak, research was first carried out by the Malaysian Archaeological Research Centre until 1990. Later on, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) also carried out excavation works and ...
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Gua Ngaum, Lenggong

Gua Ngaum, Lenggong
Gua Ngaum is located at the Bukit Kepala Gajah limestone complex at latitude 5° 07.46’ north and longitude 100° 58.72’ east, 89 meters above sea level. This cave was discovered by researchers from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1990, was named ‘Ngaum’. During its discovery, it was said that a leopard (harimau kumbang) had roared from the mouth of the cave. Archaeological find...
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Gua Puteri, Lenggong

Gua Puteri, Lenggong
Gua Puteri is located at the Bukit Kepala Gajah limestone complex, latitude 5° 07.56’ north and longitude 100° 58.80’ east, 94 meters above sea level. The cave also has unique formations such as stalactites and stalagmites recorded to be in the shape of the Malaysian map, frog, a married couple, an elephant’s head, valance and other shapes. This also spurred a legend on the...
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Gua Gunung Runtuh, Lenggong

Gua Gunung Runtuh, Lenggong
Gua Gunung Runtuh is located at Bukit Kepala Gajah, one of eight limestone caves in Lenggong Valley. Excavations started in 1990 (Zuraina; 1994, 2005) and uncovered evidence of Late Palaeolithic from 13,000 till 10,000, which may be the oldest cave site in Lenggong Valley. The caves are said to be more than 54, 0000 years old (Mokhtar; 2005) and left behind were tools, food...
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