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‘Plain of Jars’, one of the most mysterious archaeological sites, reveals its true age – Livescience.com

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The mysterious Plain of Jars
in northern Laos a landscape dotted with massive stone jars hewn from sandstone thousands of years ago was likely used as a burial site for much longer than previously suspected, and perhaps for up to 2,000 years, according to new research.
The massive jars, which were likely used to expose the dead to the elements until only their bones were left to be buried, could be more than 3,000 years old, new tests suggest. 
But the research also suggests that most of the human…

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