Krabi Early History

June 26, 2009 by  
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Krabi is one of Thailand’s oldest historical sites with evidence reflecting to this day, what it once had been.

kt-0127,000 – 37,000 years ago the primate ancestors of prehistoric man inhabited the area. Their remains are believed to have been discovered by archaeologists in Nuerklong’s lignite mine.


Scientific proof of the migration of primitive man and wall paintings in cave sites of Krabi and Phang Nga show that those sites had been settled in by prehistoric man. As for the early cave painting depicting symbolic image of land and marine creatures in black, red and brown, estimates of their age vary at between 3,000 and 5,000 years old.

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