Sites & cities that bear the name of Tham Lod rockshelter

Tham Lod rockshelter

Today in : Thailand
First trace of activity : ca. 35,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 9,800 B.C.E
Recorded names : เพิงผาถ้ำลอด

Description : Tham Lod Rockshelter (Thai: เพิงผาถ้ำลอด), first researched by Rasmi Shoocongdej from Silpakorn University, funded by the Thai Research Fund, was a prehistoric cemetery and a workshop located in Northern Thailand known to have human inhabitants from the late Pleistocene to the late Holocene period Additionally, Tham Lod is near Ban Rai, another rock shelter and is in the vicinity of two well known caves, Spirit Cave and Tham Lot cave. Recent researches and carbon dating suggested that Homo sapiens have occupied the area. These researches provide more detail on the activities by the humans in the area which includes burials, living habits, gathering, and tool making, and social interactions.

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