Mass of ancient tombs discovered in central Vietnam

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25 October 2006 (Vietnam Net Bridge)

Mass of ancient tombs discovered in central Vietnam

Archaeologists have unearthed relics of 31 ancient tombs at a single site in the central coastal province of Thua Thien – Hue after two months of hard work.

The tomb designs are typical of the Sa Huynh culture, dating back to over 2,000 years and popular from the central to southern regions, said Dr. Vu Quoc Hien, Deputy Director of the Viet Nam Historic Museum.

Exhibition displays Central Highlands ancient artifacts

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27 August 2006 (Viet Nam Net Bridge)

Exhibition displays Central Highlands ancient artifacts

The Vietnam Museum of History in Ho Chi Minh City, in coordination with the Kon Tum General Museum, opened an exhibition titled “Lung Leng – The Mystery of the Prehistoric Central Highlands” on August 26…

A collection of working tools from the paleolithic and neolithic eras, pottery and jewelry, trunk tombs, and many valuable photos and scientific documents on the Lung Leng site are also being displayed at the showroom, which will be open until November.

History Museum reveals secrets from Lung Leng

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5 May 2006 (Vietnam News Agency)

History Museum reveals secrets from Lung Leng

The National Museum of Vietnamese History is opening an exhibition on May 5 titled Bi Mat Tu Lung Leng (Secrets from Lung Leng) featuring items excavated from the Lung Leng archeological site in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum.

Museum publishes book on rare coins

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10 May 2006 (Viet Nam News) – Book on rare coins published by the National Museum of Vietnamese History.

Museum publishes book on rare coins

The book, Treasure of Dai Viet Ancient Coins, introduces Nguyen Dinh Su’s collection, which is assessed as the greatest collection of ancient coins in the country. The collection contains coins circulated about 2,000 years ago