In the 1st century BC, the Pyu migrated to Myanmar and proceed to build the state of trading relations with India and China. Among them, the most powerful kingdom of Sri Ksetra, but it was abandoned in 656. After that, a re-founding process took place, but in the mid 800s, it was invaded by the Nanzhao.
Around early 800s, the Burmese began in Tibet now migrated to the Ayeyarwady delta. In 849, they have established their central nation around Pagan and becoming more and more powerful.