Professor Pham Duc Manh and his team have been awarded the Tran Van Giau award for their book on the Oc Eo civilisation.
Civilisation Oc Eo : une recherche rÃ©compensÃ©e par le prix TrÃ¢n Van GiÃ u
Le Courier de Vietnam [French], 17 January 2010 [translation]
The research “The archaeological remains of the Oc Eo civilization of post-Oc Eo in the province of An Giang” by Professor Pham Duc Manh and his colleagues have been awarded Tran Van Giau. This is a collection of historical documents and archaeological said on civilization.
The mound of Oc Eo Vong Khe, An Giang province (Mekong Delta), is lending his name to an important civilization of the region. In 1944, French researcher Louis Malleret had conducted excavations on the site and the first study results were appeared in his doctoral dissertation, subsequently published in a book titled Archeology 6 volumes of the Mekong Delta.