Traces of Homo erectus found in Vietnam
|A display of some of the artefacts belonging to ancient humans living around 80,000 |
years ago in the northern province Gia Lai [Credit: Tran Hieu]
It was "the biggest and most important" archaeological discovery not only for Vietnam but Asia, Dr. Nguyen Giang Hai, chief of Vietnam's Institute of Archeology, told Tuoi Tre newspaper.
The Russian team worked with the Vietnamese institute on the two-year excavation. The archaeologists are expected to organize an international conference to publish the findings to the world.
Huynh Nu Thu Ha, vice chairwoman of the People's Committee of Gia Lai, said the province will launch a project to preserve the sites.
Author: Tran Hieu | Source: Thanh Nien News [April 04, 2016]