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Antique treasure excavated in southern Vietnam

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 17:24 GMT+7

An invaluable treasure of antiques, including golden artifacts, has been unearthed during recent excavations in the Dong Thap Muoi area in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam.

The vast Dong Thap Muoi – covering an area of 631,000 hectares in Long An, Tien Giang, and Dong Thap Provinces – is well known as a flooded plain.

In fact, it has mounds that are about five to seven meters above sea level located in the center of the plain.

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