Mass of ancient tombs discovered in central Vietnam

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25 October 2006 (Vietnam Net Bridge)

Mass of ancient tombs discovered in central Vietnam

Archaeologists have unearthed relics of 31 ancient tombs at a single site in the central coastal province of Thua Thien – Hue after two months of hard work.

The tomb designs are typical of the Sa Huynh culture, dating back to over 2,000 years and popular from the central to southern regions, said Dr. Vu Quoc Hien, Deputy Director of the Viet Nam Historic Museum.

Ancient burial urns found in central Vietnam

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29 September 2006 (Thanh Nien News)

Thanh Nien News, 29 Sep 2006

Ancient burial urns found in central Vietnam

Archaeologists have discovered 30 burial jars belonging to the 2,500-year-old Sa Huynh civilization in central Vietnam.

The graves together with many artifacts were unearthed at the Con Dai archaeological site in Thua Thua-Hue province’s Huong Tra district.

Valuable artefacts found in Thua Thien-Hue

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19 September 2006 (VietNam Net Bridge)

Valuable artefacts found in Thua Thien-Hue

Archaeologists have discovered more than 10 common graves with many agate balls and other artefacts in the Con Dai archaeological site, Huong Chu commune, Huong Tra district, Thua Thien-Hue province.
According to the archaeologists, the newly excavated graves and artefacts at the site belong to the Sa Huynh culture which dates back over 2,000 year . They provide further evidence that an Early Metal Age culture once existed in Thua Thien-Hue.