Stone instruments found in Vietnam’s central highlands

A pair of lithophones were discovered by farmers in Vietnam’s Dak Nong province.

More lithophones found in Dak Nong
Vietnam News, 30 May 2014

Local farmers found two lithophone sets on a pepper plantation in Long Son Commune in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong yesterday.

A spokesman for the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism said that one of the sets had 10 stone pieces, while the other had seven.

The department has taken charge of the instruments for preservation and further study.

Full story here.

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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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