Beikthano

Beikthano Pyu City: located 19 km northwest of Taungdwingyi Township, Magway Region and 32 km from the east bank of Ayeyarwaddy River, in the middle portion of the arid central plain of Myanmar.

Beikthano: 

  • number of mounds excavated – 59
  • City walls and gateways
  • Religious monuments
  • Palace site
  • Residential buildings Ritual monuments
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ဗိႆႏုိးၿမဳိ႕ေဟာင္းရွိ ေရွးေဟာင္းသုေတသန တူးေဖာ္မႈကုန္းတစ္ခု

Archaeological research at Beikthano began in the early years of 20th century with the survey of Mr. Taw Sein Ko in 1905. Excavations at Beikthano began in 1959 and were systematically pursued until 2008. The Department of Archaeology, National Museum and Library conducted the excavation of Beikthano ancient city in 1959 to 2008 through limited to 59 selected sites.

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