Over 300 reports sent to archaeological conference hinh anh 1Stones unearthed ​in Pac Ta cave in northern mountainous Ha Giang province. (Photo: VNA)

Thanh Hoa (VNA) – More than 300 reports of both domestic and foreign archaeologists were sent to the 52nd national archaeological conference that opened in the north central province of Thanh Hoa on September 28.

Those include 99 reports on prehistoric archeology, 159 on historical archeology, 40 on Champa-Oc Eo archeology and 11 on underwater archeology.

Notable reports are on an excavation in Roc Tung relic site in Central Highlands Gia Lai province, data collection to build Krong No geological park in Central Highlands Dak Nong province, an excavation in Bau Du relic site in Nui Thanh district, central Quang Nam province and an excavation in Pac Ta cave in northern mountainous Ha Giang province.

Bui Nhat Quang, Vice President of the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) affirmed that the conference created a venue for scientists to share research results and experience in the past year.

The VASS lauded efforts made by the Vietnam Institute of Archaeology in bringing the archaeological conference to localities nationwide, which helps nudge archaeology closer to the public.

A photo exhibition on the latest archaeological findings in Vietnam was organised in the framework of the conference.

The conference will run until September 30.-VNA