|19 December 2005
2,300-2,500 years old tombs discovered in Vietnam
Archaeologists recently discovered nine ancient tombs estimated to be 2,300-2,500 years old and one dating back 200 years at Lang Ca site, Viet Tri City, Phu Tho Province (Vietnam). At the site they found numerous objects, including axes and jewellery, having characteristics specific to Dong Son culture which dates back 2,300 years. Lang Ca contains considerable artifacts and historic relics from the Hung King’s period, said archaeologists. Previous digs in 1976 and 1977 uncovered 314 ancient tombs filled with precious objects dating back 2,400 years.
Source: Vietnam News Agency (16 December 2005)
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