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Saturday, 26 August 2017

Sangiran Museum the World Heritage Site

Archaeological Site Sangiran Museum the Best of Tourist Attraction- Sangiran is arkeology sites located in Sragen, Jawa Tengah. Sangiran recognized by scientists that it is the one of many important sites in the world. In this world many important sites to study human fossils like Wilandra Lakes located in Australia, Zhoukoudian located in China, Olduvai Gorge located in tanzania, Sterkfontein located in South Africa and the important sites is Sangiran.

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This interesting place located in Sragen, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia. Sangiran displayed much manekins shows about how ancient human live, ancient animals and elephant ivory fossils. Many fossils of very old animals shown in the display. This site developed to become international tourism objects  like Candi Borobudur and Prambanan. This site was appointed as UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. The total area of this site is 56 km²and located 15 kilometers north of Surakarta. Sangiran comes to the 593 world heritage by UNESCO in 20th years Commemoration in Merida, Mexico.

What unique things we can see in this place?

Here you can see crocodile fossils and hippopotamus fossils. What a unique fossils? why? how hippopotamus fossils found in Java Island? you know that hippopotamus now lived in Africa.
In this place used for anthropology, biology, paleoanthropology, geology and tourism research.

How sangiran become place for research about fossils

Sangiran skipped by Cemoro River disembogue on Bengawan Solo River.
In this location, the ground has been erosion. Erosion made many fossils found without dig the ground so deep. Sangiran has the most complete fossils collection in the world

Visiting Sangiran

Welcomed with statue and monuments

On entrance, you greeted by very large elephant ivory monument made from cement. And after you enter the entrance, you will see large head of ancient human monument made from cement too and another monument and statue. You can take some pictures near that monument.
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Easy to learn fossils information with information board

In Sangiran museum you can see many old things and you can learn many pieces of information on the information board near the old collection. Like lava of ancient mount lawu that aged 1.8 billion years. That lava is the result of Mount Lawu eruption long time ago and Sangiran built on that subsoil (Lava of Mount Lawu subsoil)
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Who found this site?

Sangiran found by P.E.C schemulling and now sangiran become nature laboratory that shows many subsoils (which) and show many fossils from prehistoric times.

Sangiran Becomes Popular

Sangiran widely known since 1893 when Eugene Dubois comes to Sangiran and mapping activities start in 1932 by L.J.C Van Es. That is geology map with detail scale. Two years later, G.H.R Von Koenigswald comes to survey and explore prehistoric artifacts in sangiran. The first fossil not found by G.H.R Von Koenigswald but found by local peoples of sangiran and then submitted to G.H.R Von Koenigswald. the first fossil be in the form of a maxillary fragment.
Eugène Dubois
Von Koenigswald

Findings by Von Koenigswald

  1. Von Koenigswald found Pithecanthropus Erectus or Java Man, it reclassified as part of Homo erectus species.
  2. More than 60 human fossils like Meganthropus.
  3. Remnants of the animals fossils that hunted by these primitive humans

The First Hominid Fossils

First hominid fossils found in 1936 by local peoples in Dusun Ngargorejo, Bukuran, Kalijambe, Sragen and submitted to Koenigswald. those findings be in the form of left maxilla, right mandibula, 3 molar and 1 premolar from Homo Erectus arkaik species. Those findings labeled with a code "Sangiran 1" And Koenigswald more intensive to explore sangiran from 1937 to 1941 and cooperate with local peoples and Several Homo Erectus fossils sucessfully founded.

In 1969 complete fossils found in Kali Pucung (Pucung River) located in Dusung Pucung, Dayu, Gondangrejo, Karanganyar. This speciment found in sand deposits fluvio-volcanic Formasi Kabuh. Now, that findings are known as Sangiran 17.

First Research about Ancient Human and Ancient Animal

Research about ancient human and ancient animal start by G.H.R. Von Koenigswald. He is a paleoantropologist from Germany who works for Holland government in 1930. He train sangiran local peoples to identification about fossils and how to keep fossils and research result then collected in Mr. Totomarsono house into 1975, he was Kepala Desa Krikilan.

Sangiran before widely known as very complete arkeology site

In sangiran (before museum established) many tourist and visitors come to this place and then appear idea about build a museum. At first, sangiran built on an area more than 1000m2, that was located disamping Balai Desa Krikilan.

Sangiran, The Early Man Site

Indonesian government submitted this site to UNESCO to list to the World Heritage List and then on 5 December 1996, Sangiran Site applied as World Heritage by UNESCO as The Early Man Site.

Dome Become A Library

Dome created millions years ago through tectonic uplifts. And the river near the Sangiran eroded exposing subsoil within the dome which is rich in archeological records.

Several Best Findings in Sangiran

Discovered by: Towikromo

Sangiran 17 | Picture Source: humanorigins.si.edu

Discovered by G. H. R. von Koenigswald

Sangiran 2 | Picture Source: humanorigins.si.edu

Inside of Sangiran Museum

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That is much information about Sangiran. You could list sangiran to your trip plan book or you can share this post to your friends, family, and special person with facebook or twitter. I am only blogger share interesting place. Thank You!

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http://kebudayaan.kemdikbud.go.id/ditwdb/2016/11/22/sangiran-situs-sejarah-awal-manusia-tertua-didunia/
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