Ban Non Muang Ancient City

Non Muang is an important archaeological site in the Northeast of Thailand. Evidence from excavation in 1982 ,1983 and 1991 indicate that Non Muang was both habitation and burial place. For prehistoric people around 500 B.C. The evidence found here indicate a continuation of in habit ant through to the early historical periods of the area which are know as Davaravadi and Lopburi.

The first inhabitants lived together as a group, using or trading in a rather high technology of tools and ornaments which Indicates late prehistoric period. It appears that they changed their pattern of life after the introduction of Buddhism in the area around the 6 or the 7 century AO.

The following was take from both a radiocarbon dating (CI4) and comparative typology studies.

1) Late prehistoric culture around 500 B.C.
2) Early historic culture known as Davaravadi around the 6th or the 7th century A.D.
3) Historic culture classified as Lopburi around the 12th – 14th century A. D.


Ban Non Muang Ancient City

Other Names: Non Muang Ancient Town
Address: Chum Phae, Chum Phae District, Khon Kaen 40130
Driving Directions (Road Map): Khon Kaen to Ban Non Muang Ancient City
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