2,500-year-old artefacts found in Southern Vietnam

Artefacts from the Sa Huynh culture have been excavated as a result of three months of excavation in the Southern Vietnamese Binh Thuan Province.

2,500-year-old Sa Huynh artefacts found
Nhan Dan, 13 August 2010

Thousands of Sa Huynh Culture artefacts, some dating back to the fifth century BC, have been discovered at Phu Truong in Phan Thiet after three months of excavations.

The Vietnam History Museum and the Binh Thuan Province Culture, Sports and Tourism Department said on August 10 the finds comprise 10,000 pottery pieces, 83 stone artefacts, and 13 copper, iron, and crystal items.


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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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