Our MissionSince 2005, The Middle Mekong Archaeological Project (MMAP) has excavated and surveyed numerous sites along the Mekong and its tributaries around Luang Prabang in northern Laos, with the goal of investigating early human settlement of the Mekong Valley. To date, 85 historic and prehistoric sites have been recorded and four sites have been excavated.
Lectures by Dr. Joyce White
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Posted on December 14, 2009 | No Comments“I suppose there is the classic starting point where I walked across the tarmac in Luang Prabang, Laos, the plane’s propellers still whorling behind me, jumped into the back of a pickup truck, and drove almost two hours across a dusty, bumpy, dirt road to a minuscule dot on the map.