Article is in Thai, but the picture says it all. A Dong Son drum (at least, a fragment of it) was found in Thailand’s Sukhothai province.
Dong Son Drum fragment from Sukhothai. Source: Post Today 2015044
Post Today, 04 April 2015
Article is in Thai
สุโขทัย-พบกลองโบราณกลางไร่มันบ้านวังหาด นักโบราณคดีตรวจสอบแล้วพบมีอายุกว่า 2,500 ปี เมื่อวันที่4เม.ย.58 ที่บริเวณกลางไร่มันสำปะหลัง หมู่ 2 บ้านวังหาด ต.ตลิ่งชัน อ.บ้านด่านลานหอย จ.สุโขทัย ได้มีการค้นพบวัตถุโบราณลักษณะเป็นแผ่นสำริด……. อ่านต่อได้ที่
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Vietnam has moved to recgonise 12 more relics in its national register, including a bronze Dong son drum, the stele at the Temple of Literature, and a Mukalinga.
Stele at the Temple of Literature. Source: Viet Nam Net 20150114
12 artefacts gain new status
Viet Nam Net, 14 January 2015
Vietnam names another 12 cultural, historical items national treasures
Tuoi Tre News, 15 January 2015
Close-up of seven newly recognized national treasures
Viet Nam Net, 17 January 2015
A Dong Son drum was one of the few artefacts discovered during a unexploded ordnance search of a mine in Southern Laos.
Ancient treasure trove found in Laos’ search for old bombs
Xinhua, 20 November 2014
A bronze Dong Son drum has been found in Bac Kan province in north Vietnam.
Archaeologists discuss the newly-found bronze
drum from northern province of Bac Kan. Source: Saigon Giai Phong 20130708
Ancient bronze drum found in Bac Kan
Saigon Giai Phong, 06 July 2018
A bronze drum from the Dong Son culture (2,000BC-200AD) has been found at a road construction site in the northern province of Bac Kan, according to researchers from the Vietnam Archaeology Institute.
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I was back in Singapore over the weekend for my brother’s wedding when I chanced upon a familiar design at the Singapore Changi International Airport…
A Dong Son style drum was discovered in the northeast province of Thai Nguyen in Vietnam.
Vietnam discovers 2,000-year-old-plus bronze drum
Xinhua, 16 April 2008
I’ve just come back from Bangkok to search for some books pertaining to my research. Of course, I made the obligatory pilgrimage to the Chatuchak weekend market where I spotted this interesting store, selling what looks like antiquities:
A farmer in Vietnam is steadily gaining a reputation for recreating the famous Dong Son style bronze drums, found ubiquitously all over Southeast Asia from 500 BCE.
Ancient drums find new life
Thanh Nien News, 01 March 2008
An artefact auction held today in the Ha Tay Province in Vietnam will see another two Dong Son drums go on the auction block. Proceeds from this auction go to charity.
Ha Tay antiques auctioned for charity
Vietnam Net Bridge, 24 January 2008
The Hanoi antiquities festival reported last week saw a total of over 1,000 items auctioned. Collectors from different parts of Vietnam gathered together to display and sell some of their most prized artefacts.
Hanoi auctions over 1,000 valuable antiques
Vietnam Net Bridge, 21 January 2008