One of the mummies excavated a couple of months ago in Southern Vietnam has been identified as a noblewoman on the basis of her grave goods. Although, the image doesn’t look like the remains were mummified!
Remains of a Noblewoman from Dong Nai Province, Saigon Giai Phong 20111105
200-year-old mummy found in Dong Nai of noble descent
Saigon Giai Phong, 05 November 2011
Vietnam Net Bridge has a feature on mummified remains that have been discovered by archaeologists in recent times.
Coffin containing a mummified woman from Dong Nai province, Vietnam Net Bridge 20110922
Secrets of mummies in Vietnam
Vietnam Net Bridge, 22 September 2011
Another lithophone discovered in Vietnam. Although I wonder why they would ask an ethnomusicologist about the stone source for making the lithophone – wouldn’t a geologist be more appropriate?
Ancient musical instrument found in Dong Nai province
Voice of Vietnam News, 18 July 2009
28 September 2007 (Vietnam Net Bridge) – A Buddhist and a Hindu statue, both from different dates, have been excavated from the Dong Nai province in Vietnam.
Ancient stone statues discovered in Dong Nai
Two ancient stone statues which are believed to date back to between the 6th-12th centuries have been unearthed in Bien Hoa City in southern Dong Nai Province.
The first undamaged sandstone statue was identified as a Avalokitesvara piece, 70.2cm high and carved in a standing position.