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The Padang Lawas Temple of North Sumatera, Indonesia (In Perspective Thoughts of Historic Heritage)

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Fitriaty Harahap, Nursukma Suri, Lila Pelita Hati



Temple, Potential, Archaeology and History, Padang Lawas



One of them is the Archaeological and Historical Heritage spread in Padang Lawas (Palas), North Sumatra, Indonesia. Discovered in 1846 by Franz Junghun. All this time, its existence has not been explored and studied maximally, especially for its relation with other sites spread in Indonesia. Therefore, it is necessary to collect the data in order to reveal whether the historical and archaeological heritage still exists on Padang Lawas Site through archeological and historical approaches as they are able to reveal the existence of these sites. In the Law of the Republic of Indonesia No. 5 of 1992 on Cultural heritage objects are stated as both the moving and non-moving objects. The sites located in Palas are the immovable objects as they are in the form of buildings. There are some important aspects of value in understanding Cultural Heritage, include historical values, sciences and cultural aspects. Therefore, it is necessary and very important to preserve these heritages for the benefit of both local, national and international community. The method used was through data collection, data processing, analysis, and preparation of recommendations. The data collection process was conducted on two types of information, namely the historic and archaeological heritages and the policies/programs on cultural heritage development and preservation.The data were divided into two types, namely primary data (observation/measurement, interview and questionnaire/checklist) and secondary data (reports, inventory lists, and study results). Furthermore the spreaded sites were studied through the archaeological data and historical methods, and through the reconstruction of the archaeological and historic heritages that have been collected.



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