Not a natural feature of the local geology, little is known about why these totems have been placed there or what their purpose is. Despite this, the stones have been dated to the same age as the Jars at Phonsavan, and may be a relic of the same civilisation. Like the Jars, speculation is generally that their function was funerary. Signage at the site explains the site's history. There is a ... Read more about Hintang Archaelogical Park .