In Mongolia, a Mysterious Island Ruin is Finally Giving Up Its Secrets

Press/Media: ResearchAcademic

Description

Solar radiation and dead trees tell us when Por-Bajin was built—and why it was neither palace nor fortress.

Period16-Jun-2020

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Media coverage

  • TitleIn Mongolia, a Mysterious Island Ruin is Finally Giving Up Its Secrets
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletAtlas Obscura
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited States
    Date16/06/2020
    DescriptionSolar radiation and dead trees tell us when Por-Bajin was built—and why it was neither palace nor fortress.
    Producer/AuthorIsaac Schultz
    URLhttps://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/mongolian-island-monastery-mystery
    PersonsMargot Kuitems

Keywords

  • radiocarbon dating
  • annual precision
  • Por-Bajin