Ban Chiang Topics of Interest

Burial 51_detail
Detailed analysis of Ban Chiang skeletal remains has given us a treasure-trove of information about prehistoric life in the region […]

Detailed Skeletal Analysis

BCES Square D5 North, showing post holes intercutting with several human burials.
Although Ban Chiang and similar sites in Thailand have been called “cemeteries” for many years, this interpretation has recently been […]

Residential Burials

BCES 1241 Pot A (black incised and impressed pottery). BCES 1390 Pot B (red-on-buff pottery).
Dating the Ban Chiang cultural tradition has been the subject of controversy and scholarly debate for more than forty years. […]

Ban Chiang Chronology