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New architectural vestiges found in ancient Thang Long Citadel

Archaelogists have found new architectural vestiges in an excavation area to the northeast of the Kinh Thien Palace relic in the Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, Hanoi.

2,300-year-old skeleton unearthed in HCM City

An ancient human skeleton dating back about 2,300 years has been discovered at the Giong Ca Vo archaeological site in Ho Chi Minh City’s Can Gio district.

Thousand-year-old yoni found in Quang Ngai province

A yoni dated back thousands of years old has been found by local residents during the restoration of Dien Trang communal house in the central province of Quang Ngai.

Large archaeological excavations to take place in Ninh Binh

New large archaeological excavations are expected to start this month in the northern province of Ninh Binh's Hoa Lu District, home of the Hoa Lu Ancient Capital.

Over 6,300 artifacts excavated at Yen Bai’s archaeological site

More than 6,300 artifacts, have been found in excavations at the archaeological site Ben Mau A in Van Yen district, the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai, since September 2000, according to the provincial Museum.

Excavation work at three pagodas in Hai Duong approved

Archaeological exploration and excavation work at three ancient pagodas in the northern province of Hai Duong has been licensed by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Ancient stone stream discovered in Gia Lai Province

An ancient stone stream has been discovered in Ia Phi Commune, Ia Ly Township, Chu Pah District in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai.

Archaeological relics underground National Assembly House: History of thousands of years

The excavation under the National Assembly's underground house carried out in 2008 - 2009 by the Institute of Archeology has discovered 140 relics and thousands of artifacts from different periods.

Bai Coi, a meeting place of civilisations

A unique exhibition in downtown Hanoi is featuring Bai Coi in the central province of Ha Tinh, a special archaeological site bearing the characteristics of the Dong Son (800-200BC) and Sa Huynh (1,000-200BC) civilisations.

Ancient artfacts stolen from communal hall in Thua Thien-Hue

Two rare and valuable antiques dating from the reign of King Tự Đức (1829-1883) have been stolen from their worship site at Hiền Sỹ Village's communal hall in Phong Điền District, the central province of Thừa Thiên-Huế.

Discovery about ancient workshop stirs archeological community

VietNamNet Bridge - The recent archaeological discovery proves the presence of people 800,000 years ago living in Vietnam.  

Photos: Unique vestiges at Tran Dynasty’s palace

A series of vestiges found in the Tran Temple and Lang Ngoi ward in Hung Ha district, northern Thai Binh province, has revealed evidence about the position of the Lo Giang royal palace built in the Tran Dynasty in the 13th century.

Can Vietnam carry out archaeology activities in East Sea?

VietNamNet Bridge – While some scientists have urged the government to begin carrying out the archaeology activities in East Sea, others say this is an impossible mission now under Vietnam’s conditions.

East Sea archaeology, why not?

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has not paid appropriate attention to the underwater archaeology at the East Sea. The exploration projects in the area so far just aim to discover sunken ships or arms depots.

70 ancient tombs unearthed in Thanh Hoa

Scientists have released a preliminary report on archaeological excavations at the Con Co Ngua relic in Ha Linh commune, Ha Trung district, Thanh Hoa province.

Thousand-year Champa citadel discovered in Quang Nam

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese scientists have discovered a citadel of the ancient Kingdom of Champa located deep underground in the central province of Quang Nam.