RS tech locates hidden cultural heritages in Indonesia

RS tech locates hidden cultural heritages in Indonesia

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia: There are about 30 cultural heritages in the form of a hidden temple in Mount Merapi, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Archaeologists are using remote sensing (RS) equipment to find it, according to Djoko Dwiyanto, Head of Culture in Yogyakarta.

Dwiyanto explained that he has already requested fund for extracting objects of cultural heritage and extraction will be conducted by the Center for Archaeology and the Institute for Preservation and Archaeological Heritage (BP3) in Yogyakarta.

Head of the Yogyakarta BP3 Herni Pramastuti said that five temples have been discovered during the year 1960 to 2010.

Source: kompas.com