Veteran archaeologist to conduct six-week dig at Fort Canning

The lives of Singapore's ancient rulers and people who worked in the royal Malay palace at Fort Canning Hill are being probed further by a pair of archaeologists.

Speaking to The Straits Times, veteran archaeologist John Miksic, 71, said he will be co-leading an excavation at the historic Fort Canning Park for six weeks from this weekend with Associate Professor Goh Geok Yian, 46. It will be Professor Miksic's 13th dig at the park.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 01, 2018, with the headline 'Veteran archaeologist to conduct six-week dig at Fort Canning'. Print Edition | Subscribe