Burial identified as a noblewoman

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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
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Buddhist and Hindu statues uncovered in South Vietnam

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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.

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