A team from The Australian National University excavated a 5,000-6,000-year-old cemetery site in northern Vietnam.
The Con Moong Cave in Vietnam’s Thanh Hoa province has been investigated for some years now, and shows a long period of occupation in Vietnam’s prehistoric periods.
Archaeologists have discovered the quarry used for processing the stone to build the Ho Citadel in Thanh Hoa Province.
Ancient quarry to build Ho Dynasty Citadel discovered
Vietnam Net, 26 December 2012
A third phase of excavation at the Con Moong Cave in Thanh Hoa Province reveal artefacts from the palaeolithic to neolithic periods of Vietnam’s past.
Tuoi Tre News reports that the ceremony to recognise the Ho Citadel as a World Heritage site two weekends ago was disappointing to visitors because of the ‘fake’ replica backdrops used.
Ceremony for Ho Citadel’s recognition dismays visitors
Tuoi Tre News, 21 June 2012
The Ho Citadel in Vietnam’s Thanh Hoa Province is officially recognised as a World Heritage site in a ceremony last weekend.
Ho Dynasty Citadel officially recognized as World Cultural Heritage
Vietnam Net Bridge, 18 June 2012
A gallery featuring artefacts from the Ho Citadel has opened to the public.
Gallery featuring Ho Citadel’s objects opened
Tuoi Tre News, 14 June 2012
The Ho Citadel, recently inscribed as a World Heritage site, is not the only archaeological attraction in Vietnam’s Thanh Hoa Province.
Thanh Hoa uncovers its past
Viet Nam News, 30 December 2011
The Thanh Hoa Provincial government will spend US$1 million to upgrade visitor infrastructure and restoration of the World Heritage listed Ho Citadel.
A new archaeological project will investigate the quarry used to build the Ho Citadel in Thanh Hoa Province, which was declared a World Heritage site earlier this year.
Vietnam to excavate ancient citadelâ€™s rock quarry
Thanh Nien News, 15 October 2011