40,000 shipwreck artefacts recovered

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.

The barrier surrounds the ancient wreckThe barrier surrounds the ancient wreck
Pumping water and sand out from the insidePumping water and sand out from the inside

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Broken and undamaged antiquities were discovered in the stern of the wreckBroken and undamaged antiquities were discovered in the stern of the wreck
A part of the ancient wreck's tailA part of the ancient wreck’s tail
The side of the ancient ship and a block of a pottery  were burned and stuck togetherThe side of the ancient ship and a block of a pottery were burned and stuck together
Revealing the stem of the wreckRevealing the stem of the wreck
Archaeologists examine the recovered antiquesArchaeologists examine the recovered antiques

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Many antiquities were from the Tran dynasty, making it  one of the oldest discoveries in recent yearsMany antiquities were from the Tran dynasty, making it one of the oldest discoveries in recent years
Employees of the Doan Anh Duong Co., LtdEmployees of the Doan Anh Duong Co., Ltd
A number of artefacts were found on the morning of June 6A number of artefacts were found on the morning of June 6
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