Vietnamese cave show signs of Neolithic habitation

Archaeologists have discovered a cave showing signs of habitation during the Neolithic period 7,000-8,000 years ago.

Cave served as home of early human found
Viet Nam News, 13 September 2010

A cave in Na Hang District in the northern province of Tuyen Quang is thought to have housed primitive humans during the Neolithic Era (7,000-8,000 years ago).

Tuyen Quang Museum’s director Quan Van Dung said that experts from the museum and the Viet Nam Archaeology Institute discovered primitive human artefacts in the cave, which is known as Tham Choong Cave to the locals.


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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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