17 Jul 2016
The role of the Archaeological role in ensuring the country's archaeological heritage either in the form of archaeological sites and relics protected through research, conservation and preservation in accordance with the National Heritage Act 2005 (Act 645). This division is responsible for developing the archaeological site as a reference center for research and tourism.
Archaeology Division consists of three main sections Mainland Archaeology Branch, Branch and Branch Underwater Archaeology Repository and Development. Archaeology Mainland Branch conduct research on archaeological sites and relics of land through survey work, excavation, analyze, and interpret artifacts and archaeological sites in a systematic and scientific. Studies conducted using primary and secondary sources of information in the field prefix before work is carried out.
Meanwhile, Underwater Archaeology Branch is accountable for the work of research through surveys and salvage underwater cultural heritage. This branch also serves to maintain and preserve underwater cultural heritage through activities implemented including search, collect, evaluate, and record the discovery of the shipwreck site and the systematic, accurate, and integrated for reference and research.
Next, the Repository and Development Branch also carry out maintenance and conservation of archaeological relics through the conservation of objects in a systematic and scientific. This branch is also providing advice and expertise and support in the conservation and preservation of the archaeological heritage to be protected and gazetted as Heritage and National Heritage. In addition, this branch also carries out activities in the development and promotion of archaeological heritage by developing archaeological sites as a reference center for research and tourism.