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Betel Nut Boxes, Golden Bracelets and Petrified Heads: Magic of the Ancient Philippines

Frank Browning | Posted 06.22.2013 | Arts
Frank Browning

If you're lucky enough to have spent a few months bouncing among the 7000 islands that make up the vast oceanic territory we call the Philippines, you'll have doubtless noticed something extraordinary about this civilization whose artifacts date back some 60 thousand years: there is virtually no ancient architecture.