Bronze artefacts found in central Vietnam

Several bronze artefacts were found in the north-central province of Ha Tinh in Vietnam. The article does not mention which culture they are ascribed to.

2,000-year-old antiques found in Ha Tinh
Thanh Nien News, 13 November 2009

Several bronze antiques were found accidently by a resident as he was building his house in Ha Tinh Province’s Thach Ha District.

The antiques were found at a depth of 50-70 centimeters by Tran Xuan Quyen of Phuc Dien Hamlet.

According to Ho Bach Khoa, deputy director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Heritage Division, the artifacts included a stretched-head axe, curved-head axe and some broken unidentified objects.

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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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