Thieuduong

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Thieuduong

 

a burial ground and settlement of the late Bronze Age, located near the city of Thanh-hoa (Vietnam). It dates from the turn of the first millennium B.C. and the first millennium AD. and belongs mainly to the late Dong Son culture. Vietnamese archaeologists who excavated the area in 1960–61 and 1965 discovered more than 100 burials containing weapons, implements, and ornaments made of bronze; pottery; and clay models of houses. Other finds included individual ornaments made of nephrite, amber, silver, and gold. The finds at Thieuduong testify to an indigenous Bronze Age culture in Vietnam.

REFERENCES

Mukhlinov, A. I. “Etnograficheskaia kharakteristika bronzovoi kul’tury Dongshona (V’etnam).” In the collection Etnicheskaia istoriia narodov Azii. Moscow, 1972.
Le Van Lan, Pham Van Kinh, and Nguyen Linh. Nhung vet tich dautien cua thoi dai do dong thau o Viet-Nam. Hanoi, 1963.
Nguyen Duy. “Etat actuel de l’étude raciale des cranes anciens découverts au Vietnam.” L’Anthropologie, 1967, vol. 71, nos. 3–4.
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