The Ancient Heritage Sarcophagus


Sarcophagus is a part of Megalithic Sites. It is also known as “Keranda” which is made of stones or other kind of container, but it has a lid or cover as well. Remains from a megalithic period are found in the center of the town, on the slope of Besar Hill. There is a stone sarcophagus, stone statues and a stone chair.

Its function is the same as a stone grave / dolmen. It is appears in several villages, for example, one is found in Glinseran village, Wringin district, about 19 km west of Bondowoso town. The distance between Bondowoso to Wringin is about 17 km and can reached by public transportation.

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