CENTRALBATAM.CO.ID,BINTAN, – Archeology team from Medan, Indonesia Said, the Clamshells hill (Bukit Kerang) was found in Bintan come from Prehistoric Site.
The head of Tourism and Culture Department, Luki Zaiman Prawira said, this statement was made after a long process of research and accountability. On research process found that this clamshell formed in the form of kitchen waste-mounting shells (Kjökkenmöddinger).
In the formed proceed, Mound of shellfish (moluska). A shell was allegedly coming from the human food which lived approximately 3,000 years – 5,000 BCE.
“According to Archeology team, the mound of Clamshells was allegedly coming from the human food which lived approximately 3,000 years – 5,000 BCE,” said Luki.
In addition, around the site were also found stone artifacts or scribe solver and spoon made of ancient deer ribs, as well as pottery shards.
“It is estimated the age of the artifacts from the period of the Stone Age Mesolithic or the medium which is the period of transition from the Bronze Age to the hunting culture with the culture of sedentary agriculture.
Further Luki said, Kjökkenmöddinger existence in the archipelago by archaeologists H.R. van Heekeren and R, Sukmono, estimated residual Bacson-Hoabin cultural heritage, one of the essential culture of the Mesolithic era in Indonesia that developed since 3000 BCE.
Given the historic value is high enough, this hill’s shell will make as one of the Prehistoric tourist in Bintan and Indonesia.
Written by : Setianus Zai