World Classical Denuh

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World Classical Denuh located in the Village District Cikuya Culamega is a site related to the Site that are Galunggung etc.. Around the site there are a number of cultural heritage sites and objects as evidence of the past, such as: World Monument, site Kambang Bale, Badong Weak sites, sites Binuang Cave, the site Kujang Cut Cave, Cave Cikuda Keling site, the site Leungit Sand Cave, and Cultural Objects in the form of dolmen (stone on which offerings), 2 small wells (Trance Mortar), menhirs (Trance Bedil), which are scattered around the site Denuh classics, in addition there are heritage objects around the location site also contained Situ with beautiful scenery.

Natural Environmental Conditions
Referring to van Bemmelen physiographic map (1949) as quoted by Agus (1998/1999), the Tasikmalaya included in the Southern Mountains zone of West Java. This zone extends from the bay Ciletuh in Banten to Nusakambangan Island. Based on the analysis of landscape shape (morphology) and the height thereof. Unit has a characteristic hilly landscape of gentle slope and hilltop blunt. hill crest elevation ranges from 216 to 744 meters above sea level. Hills stretching to the northwest-southeast direction. The hills are consistent with the general direction of the geological structure in the form of sedimentary and volcanic rocks.
The river that flows in that area is Cisenggong river that flows in the foothills of the Coral (Coral Sand). Sand (hill) is a coral knoll surrounded by hills and on the south side of the hill there Cisenggong River flow.

To the south of the river there are paddy fields. Sand Reef west are hills Cikudakeling and the west are the Sand Mountain Princess.
Hills surrounding a lake known as Lake Denuh (foto1).
Meanwhile, based on the location of its territory, District Culamega, Tasikmalaya district in the tropics is dominated by the seasonal tropical rain forest and is currently met by the majority of bamboo plants, shrubs, and plants productive as bark, banana, jengkol, rambutan, jackfruit, palm, and perennials such sengon, mahogany and others. Seasonal tropical rain forest provides ease making it an ideal environment for human life.

Successful archaeological remains were found and identified the two sites, as well as the artefacts, mostly a collection of the population, while the findings are as follows.

a. Site monument.
World Monument located at Block Mekarbakti, Kampung Daracana, Cikuya Village, District Culamega. Website in the form of a small hill and the current state of the land is now a part of nature that has been processed by the community. The archaeological remains contained at this site is in the form of a flat stone and some other stones. The entire stone is a natural stone and irregularly shaped. Remnants-archaeological remains are placed
in a permanent cupola measuring 250 x 300 cm. A brief description of the archaeological remains are:
Flat stones measuring 110 cm long, 60 cm wide, and thick / height 13 cm. The flat stone surrounded by nine (9) other stones that are smaller (photo-2). Structuring other stones are: a flat rock in the south there are two stones, in the west there are 3 pieces of stone, in the north there are 3 pieces of stone, and to the east there is one piece of stone. In addition to the natural stones are embedded in the ground, there is also a round loose stones with a diameter of about 10 cm by the so-called "rock bullets". Outside the cupola, in the south cupola, placed three stones arranged in line. Originally the stones in position collapsed, is now mounted in an upright position.
According to the information maintained site interpreter, Mahfud (71 th), the archaeological remains of a petilasan figures derived from the monument, Balongan, Indramayu. The character named Haji Ibrahim who became the commander of King Batara Reef.

b. Sand Reef
Sand (hill) is a coral knoll surrounded by hills and on the south side of the hill there Cisenggong River flow. To the south of the river there are paddy fields. Sand Reef west are hills and on the west Cikudakeling artifacts Sand Mountain Princess. Coral sand is punden terraces (photo-3). While on the hillside, there are some relatively long bridge worth a pretty steep rock

c. Kikis Village
Scrape the village form a natural stone that lies before it gets to the top of the hill. Natural stone is irregularly shaped, measuring 42 x 36 x 28 cm.

d. Stone Mortar-1 (Sang Hyang Lulumpang).
Stone Mortar-1 is located on the southern edge of the hill. Artifacts in the form of cobblestone potholes. Stone mortar-1 measuring 16 cm high, 49 cm diameter keseluran, 3 cm thick lips, and hole depth of 23 cm

e. Stone Pangcalikan
Stone pangcalikan located on the eastern edge of the hill side. Artifacts in the form of a flat stone and rock structure around it. Stone pangcalikan irregularly shaped, measuring 136 x 89 x 24 cm (foto. 5).

e. Stone Mortar-2 (Sang Hyang Lulumpang).
Stone Mortar-2 is located to the north of Stone Pangcalikan. Artifacts in the form of stone with a hole. Stone mortar-2 high as 14 cm, length 46, width 44 cm, 5 cm thick lips, and hole depth of 23 cm. Somewhat damaged condition.

g. Stone Bedil
Stone Bedil located on the northern edge of the hill. Bedil stone is irregularly shaped stones upright, 50 cm high berkuran. Stone rifles found in a tumulus measuring 300 x 330 cm (photo 6).

h. Padepokan
In the paddy fields in the North Sand Reef are archeological remains of a stone structure in the form of two patios and terraces over four stone base artifacts. The first terrace measuring 730 x 540 cm and the upper terrace measuring 490 x 460 cm.
In the south hermitage there are 4 high-sized upright stones ranged from 20 to 30 cm. Other findings in the form of statues half body (torso) measuring 25 cm high, 25 cm wide and 14 cm thick. There is no obvious attributes in this statue.

i. Artifact Collection Residents
The collection of rock mortar high measuring 8 cm, diameter 8 cm, thick edge (lip) 1 cm, and 5.5 cm deep hole. Stone Mortar is a collection of Mr. Mahfud (JuPel and villagers Daracana, Cikuya village, district. Culamega).

Sources: Disparbud kab.Tasikmalaya

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