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Muaro Jambi Temple Compounds
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Muaro Jambi (Indonesian: Candi Muaro Jambi) is a Buddhist
temple complex, in Muaro Jambi Regency, Jambi province, Sumatra,
Indonesia. The temple complex was built by the Melayu Kingdom. It
is situated 26 kilometers east from the city of Jambi. Its surviving
temples and other archaeological remains are estimated to date from
the eleventh to thirteenth century CE. The archaeological site
includes eight excavated temple sanctuaries and covers about 12
square kilometers, stretches 7.5 kilometers along the Batang Hari
River, 80 menapos or mounds of temple ruins, are not yet restored.
[1][2] It is one of the largest and best-preserved ancient temple Candi Gumpung, a Buddhist temple
complexes in South East Asia. at Muaro Jambi of Malayu Kingdom.

It was suggested that Muaro Jambi Temple compound might be the
initial location of Srivijaya kingdom. This is mainly because, Muaro Jambi has far richer temple
concentration—in contrast to the scarcity of archaeological sites in South Sumatera.[3]

1 History
2 Design and decoration
3 See also
4 References
5 External links

The start of the rise of the kingdom of Melayu can be dated to 1025 when India's Chola kingdom attacked
and destroyed the capital of the Sumatran maritime empire of Srivijaya. This allowed a number of smaller
Sumatran polities to expand their political and economic influence. During the twelfth and thirteenth
centuries it seems that from its river estuarine basis along the Batang Hari, Melayu became the dominant
economic power in Sumatra. The substantial archaeological remains at Muaro Jambi suggest that this may
have been the site of the Melayu capital. The city's age of glory came to an end in 1278 when Java's
Singhasari kingdom attacked the city, even succeeding in capturing members of the royal family. The site
was rediscovered by Dutch explorers in the nineteenth century. It is now protected as a national monument.

Design and decoration
The temple complex of Candi Muaro Jambi is spread out over a large area along the banks of the Batang
Hari River. Eight temple complexes have been excavated but many more mounds and sites remain to be
explored within the conservation area, much of which is still covered by thick jungle. The three most
significant intact temples are known as Candi Tinggi, Candi Kedaton and Candi Gumpung. The temples are
built from red brick and unlike the temples of Java, feature very little ormentation, carving or statuary. A
few pieces of sculpture are housed in a small, on-site museum. The wooden dwellings that are believed to
have housed the city's population have all disappeared without a trace. Only 7 temples have been restored, 3

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