THE MYSTERIOUS MEGALITHIC JARS OF CENTRAL LAOS – TAASA Review December 2016
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This article was originally found in the December 2016 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 25, Issue 4, Page 12).
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Dougald O’Reilly and Louise Shewan X ieng Khouang Province in Central Laos, even today, is a remote location dominated by verdant rolling hills, towering karst formations and meandering rivers.
Early European visitors to this part of Laos were astonished to find evidence of apparent ancient human occupation in the form of massive jars carved from stone.
The megaliths were first described by James McCarthy in the late 1800s...