40,000 shipwreck artefacts dating back to the Tran Dynasty have been recovered in the Chau Thuan Bien coastal area, Binh Chau commune, Binh Son district of Quang Ngai province on June 4th.
Chau Thuan Bien village, Binh Chau commune, Binh Son district has invited archaeologists of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, in coordination with the Doan Anh Duong Co., Ltd., to conduct the excavation of the wreck in 60 days
Doan Anh Duong Co., Ltd. has invested about VND10.5 billion to build the breakwater, pumping water and sand out of the wreck to expose the antiques on the area of 300 m2.
Hundreds of antiques from the 600-year-old sunken ship were discovered by archaeologists. Many of the objects, such as terracotta and porcelain jars, bowls and plates, have been recovered undamaged.