Gua Teluk Kelawar, Lenggong

Gua Teluk Kelawar is situated at the Bukit Kepala Gajah limestone complex, scope 5° 07.44′ north and longitude 100° 58.60′ east, 76 meters above ocean level. Found one kilometer from Lenggong, Perak, look into was first completed by the Malaysian Archeological Research Center until 1990. Later on, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) additionally did removal works and found that the give in was utilized 11,000 to 6,000 years prior.

Numerous antiques found at the site incorporate devices and nourishment stores, for example, waterway snails, Brotia Costula and Brotia spinosa. There were likewise confirmation of wild hog and deer, and this meant nature was especially the same as the present tropical rainforest.

Research likewise revealed human remains (GTK 1) dated 8,000 years prior. There were likewise stone devices and sustenance stores at the site. The entombment demonstrated that the Paleolithic period in Malaysia proceeded until early holosen, before they made earthenware. Gua Teluk Kelawar likewise has defensive highlights normally found amid the development of limestone in Malaysia.

All things considered, early man (10,000 years back) utilized the give in as a stop-point. Unearthings revealed stone instruments, nourishment stores and additionally creature bones, shells and bits of stoneware.

Stone instruments found here incorporate rocks, mallet and others. The stones were like those instruments utilized at Kota Tampan and Gua Gunung Runtuh. There are additionally stoneware shards with early negligible plans (6,000 years prior). Creature bones ( monkeys (Macaca sp.), deer (Muntiacus munjak), wild pig (Sus sp.), and reptiles. There were likewise waterway snail shells (Brotia costula and Brotia spinosa).

A human stay matured 8,000 years back, named Perak Woman, was found at Gua Teluk Kelawar in 2004. She was 148 centimeters tall and was accepted to have been 40 years of age when she was covered.


By Road

Lenggong is situated on Route 76 which joins Kuala Kangsar with Baling. To achieve it from the North-South Expressway (E1), leave the thruway at the Kuala Kangsar Interchange (Exit 143). From that point take Route 76 toward Baling. This site is arranged at the limestone complex at Bukit Kepala Gajah.