SE Asia’s earliest Maritime Silk Road ports found in Myanmar

May 30, 2019 - General

The Franco-Myanmar project ‘Thanintaryi and the Maritime Silk Roads’ reveals the unique role of south Myanmar in the world’s oldest maritime commercial route, which spanned 10,000 kilometers from Rome to China over 2,000 years ago.

Test pits accross one of the city walls 
[Credit: Myanmar Times]The maritime Silk Road is one of the most ancient trans-continental trading routes in the world, with different sections connecting to…

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