You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
anu-ano ang mga tanyag na artifact na matatagpuan sa pilipinas?
Here's a link to the national museum of the Philippines: A small, innocent-looking object found in 1989 on the southeastern shore of Laguna de Ba'y was such a find. [ It now threatens to upset our basic understanding of Philippine history. The object is a thin copperplate measuring less than 8x12 inches in size and is inscribed with small writing that had been hammered into its surface. The
black, rolled-up piece of metal was found by a man dredging for sand near the mouth of the Lumbang River where it emptied into Laguna de Ba'y. The man could just have easily thrown it away as just another piece of junk that tended to clog his equipment as he tried to make a living. It was not porcelain, like those he found before and was able to sell for good money to the antique dealers from Manila. Those dealers have been frequenting the area because it was a rich source of artifacts that were in demand among the rich in Manila. These artifacts provided another welcome source of income for people like this man who struggled to provide for his family. Fortunately, the sand man decided to keep that piece of metal and take another look. Upon unrolling, it turned out that there was some kind of writing on the crumpled and blackened metal plate. He finally sold it to one of the dealers for almost nothing for it was unlike anything ever found before and nobody knew what it was. Because it was not a recognizable object, the dealer could not find a private buyer for it. In desperation, he offered it to the National Museum of the Philippines, normally the buyer of last resort for unsold objects. The copper object is now called "Laguna Copperplate Inscription" (LCI). It languished at the National Museum as supposedly qualified scholars passed up the chance to evaluate the artifact. They were either too busy or not interested, but perhaps intimidated by the prospect of working on something they had no knowledge of. Fortunately, the ability and persistent effort of one man paid off in unlocking the secrets of the LCI. ]
Expert answered|jeffreymcmillan|Points 60|
Question
Asked 6/17/2013 10:27:11 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
mga halimbawa ng artifacts
Weegy: Mga halimbawa ng artifact ay mga sinaunang kagamitan na yari sa bato o bakal, mga palayok, sandata at alahas. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 6/17/2013 7:04:48 AM
0 Answers/Comments
25,789,987 questions answered
Popular Conversations
removal Which of these is the free morpheme in this ...
Weegy: In the word "removal," the free morpheme is mov(e). User: The new English word emoticon can be broken down ...
7/26/2016 11:27:16 AM| 3 Answers
The plurals of nouns ending in s, x, z, ch, and sh are formed by ...
Weegy: The plurals of nouns ending in s, x, z, ch, and sh are formed by adding -es. User: The plural of a noun ...
7/26/2016 5:55:54 PM| 3 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
P
L
Points 564 [Total 1314] Ratings 2 Comments 544 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
Points 253 [Total 3001] Ratings 0 Comments 253 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 235 [Total 656] Ratings 1 Comments 225 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
Points 224 [Total 483] Ratings 1 Comments 214 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 88 [Total 227] Ratings 0 Comments 88 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
Points 74 [Total 3778] Ratings 0 Comments 74 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 21 [Total 71] Ratings 2 Comments 1 Invitations 0 Offline
S
1
L
L
P
R
P
L
P
P
R
Points 8 [Total 12606] Ratings 0 Comments 8 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
Points 3 [Total 1766] Ratings 0 Comments 3 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 2 [Total 2] Ratings 0 Comments 2 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.