Sa Huynh Relics found in Quang Ngai

Archaeologists from the Quang Ngai Museum report the discovery of Sa Huynh artefacts from an excavation.

Prehistoric relics brought to light [Link no longer active]
Viet Nam News, 15 June 2012

Experts from Quang Ngai Museum have discovered several prehistoric artefacts dating back 4,000 years in the Tang River valley in Tay Tra District.

Relics include a stone axe, a grater and some burial jars, found alongside 25 tombs made from terracotta and soil, typical of the Sa Huynh culture, which dates back 2,000 years, according to the museum’s deputy director Doan Ngoc Khoi.

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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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