Shipwreck artefacts on display at Khanh Hoa Museum

At the Khanh Hoa Museum in Vietnam, another exhibition opens showcasing artefacts recovered from six shipwrecks found in Vietnamese waters.

Ancient artifacts on display at Nha Trang sea festival
VOV News, 09 June 2009

More than 400 ancient artifacts are being showcased at an exhibition, which opened at the Khanh Hoa Museum on June 9, as part of activities to welcome the Nha Trang Sea Festival.

The artifacts, dating back to the period from the 15th to the 18th century, were among 500.000 which were excavated from six shipwrecks at the bottom of the seas off Ca Mau, Binh Thuan, Phu Quoc, Hon Dam (Kien Giang), Hon Cau (Ba Ria Vung Tau), and Cu Lao Cham (Cham Island) from 1997 to 2006.

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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