Ancient Bronze Drum Found in Dac Lac Province

Ancient bronze drum is discovered in Dac Lac Province

A man living in Tan Lap Hamlet, Hoa An Commune, Krong Pach District, Dac Lac Province has founded an ancient bronze drum with many pieces of pottery around while digging a hole to plant coffee.

Many human bones, tooth and some jewelry such as spiral necklaces, agate beads, terra-collar beads and spinning tools were found inside the drum.

The drum is believed to be a Dong Son type I bronze drum, dating back 2,000 years ago, according to archaeologists.

It was given to the Dac Lac Province Museum on May 19, 2006.
 

By Duy Cuong – Translated by Hoang Uy

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