Archaeologist find prehistoric artefacts from riverbank site

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Archaeologists discover Sa Huynh tombs (presumably jar burials) near the bank of a river in Quang Ngai Province in Vietnam. The site sits within the proposed area for the construction of a reservoir, and the respective government agencies are said to be in talks to postpone the building of the reservoir until the artefacts can be recovered.

2,000 year-old tombs discovered in central Vietnam
Vietnam Net Bridge, 05 April 2011

Ancient artefacts unearthed in Tang River alluvial plain
Viet Nam News, 06 April 2011
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New prehistoric sites discovered in central Java

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15 prehistoric sites from the Neolithic to Paleolithic have been discovered in the regency of Purbalingga. They were found when geologists were investigating the flow of some of the major rivers in the region, and they require further investigation.

15 new pre-historic sites found in C. Java

Jakarta Post, 08 July 2009
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A peek at child mortality in ancient Vietnam

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A neolithic(?) site in southern Vietnam reveals an infant burial, curiously positioned with discarded kitchen material suggesting that infant death lacked emotional attachment compared to burials with children of older age.

Excavation sheds new light on child death
Australian National University, 02 July 2009

Excavation at 3000 yr old Vietnam site reveals ancient child deaths
ANI, via Malaysia Sun, 02 July 2009
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