via Laotian Times, 12 August 2022: Artefacts from the Sepon mine officially handed over to the Lao Government.
Lane Xang Minerals Limited Sepon (LXML) presented 1,320 culturally significant historical artifacts to the Lao Government yesterday.
The historical artifacts were made from stone, copper, iron, ceramics, and gems. The items were discovered in the area surrounding Sepon mine by dedicated teams of archaeologists.
Since 2008, LXML has invested over USD 1.6 million preserving thousands of years of Lao history and heritage through an archaeological research program with the Department of Heritage (DoH) of the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, the National University of Laos, and James Cook University of Australia.
The program sponsors fieldwork uniting a unique community at local, national, and international levels. Volunteers from Vientiane and Savannakhet, local villagers, Australian and Lao university students, archaeologists, and Lao officials cooperate closely together to conduct research.
Source: LXML Sepon Preserves Thousands of Years of Lao Cultural Heritage – Laotian Times
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