The Newsletter 72 Autumn 2015

Digging the Lion City and the future of Singapore's archaeology

Lim Chen Sian

The unimaginable sight of a 20-ton rain tree suspended 30m in the air caused the mid-afternoon downtown traffic to slow to a crawl. Smartly dressed office workers in pressed dress shirts and silk ties from the nearby Central Business District paused to photograph the phenomenon with their cellphone cameras.