Vietnam Art Books -- 3,000 year old artifacts discovered in Ba Ria Vung Tau (August 04, 2004)

3,000 year old artifacts discovered in Ba Ria Vung Tau (August 04, 2004)


Various 3,000 year-old artifact were discovered in Tan Hoa commune, Tan Thanh district, southern Ba Ria Vung Tau province in an excavation from July 11 to August 1 conducted by a group of archeologists from Vietnam History Museum.

The archeologists found stone tools such as axes, graters, chisels and bone tools such as awls, spearheads and thousands of pieces of ceramics, make-up boxes, pans, dishes and assorted kitchen utensils.

According to Mr Chu Van Ve, a member of the group, these artifacts are the most ancient ones ever discovered so far in Ba Ria Vung Tau.

Reprinted with permission from Nhan Dan Newspaper

     

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