Ancient ships discovered in Malaysian mangroves
Archaeologists have discovered wrecks of ancient ships embedded in the mud of a river which once flowed through the Malaysian state of Kedah.
Local reports indicate between five and seven ships or barges measuring up to 50 feet in length have been found at the Sungai Batu archaeological site, which is located in a palm oil plantation. Researchers have discovered various other relics dating back to 110 AD at the site, which is thought to be the oldest civilisation in Southeast Asia. Read more: nst.com.my