via Phnom Penh Post, 09 June 2021: Archaeological discoveries at Kandal province.
An expert on archaeology and pre-history said many artefacts and evidence of human settlement in early times and the post-Angkorean era were discovered at Tuol Os Lok Station in Preah Puth commune’s Bonna village of Kandal province’s Kandal Stung district.
Voeun Vuthy, director of the Archaeology and Prehistory Department at the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, told The Post on June 8 that specialists excavating the site had discovered a lot of evidence of human activity from early times.
He added that 11 tombs were unearthed, with 14 kinds of pottery and the bones of wild bulls, pigs, sambar, stags, wolves and rhino placed under corpses.
The ministry has not decided whether the artefacts will be put on display at the National Museum or the Kandal provincial museum, pending further study and analysis over the next three to six months.
Source: Ancient history dug up on ring road construction site | Phnom Penh Post
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