Experts of the provincial museum of the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong has so far discovered 35 archaeological sites dating back to the Palaeolithic Era (Old Stone Age), Neolithic Era (New Stone Age) and the Early Metal Period.

Director of the museum Nguyen Anh Bang said that the sites are located in Cu Jut, Dak R’lap and Dak Mil districts, and excavations are being carried out at a number of them.

Since early eptember, the Vietnam Institute of Archaeology and the museum have conducted an excavation in Cu Jut’s Dak Wil commune, unearthing 40 pieces of pottery, and 248 stone utensils and tools from the Neolithic Era (about 5,000 years ago).

Another dig earlier this year revealed more than 200 stone objects.

This year, the museum has also found 26 antiquities of M’Nong and Ede ethnic people, such as earrings, drums, gongs, bronze and ivory objects.-VNA