Cham crematoriums being unearthed in Central Vietnam

There’s a short mention of the excavation of some Cham crematoriums. Details are lacking, as the excavation is ongoing.

Cham tomb artifacts excavated
Viet Nam News, 02 November 2010

Cham over graves or cremation?
An Ninh Thu Do, 01 November 2010
(In Vietnamese, translation here)

Vestiges of ancient Cham crematoria artefacts were excavated in the central province of Phu Yen Province.

More than 70 crematoriums were discovered at an excavation site near the Cai River, said archaeologist Nguyen Tien Dong, who heads the excavation team.


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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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