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Archaeology of Vietnam - Oc EO (Paperback) Loot Price: R179
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Archaeology of Vietnam - Oc EO (Paperback): Books Llc
Archaeology of Vietnam - Oc EO (Paperback): Books Llc

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Chapters: Oc Eo. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 41. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Oc Eo - Excavation at Oc Eo began on February 10, 1942 after French archaeologists had discovered the site through the use of aerial photography. The first excavations were led by Louis Mallaret. The site covers 450 ha. Oc Eo is situated within a network of ancient canals that crisscross the low flatland of the Mekong Delta. One of the canals connects Oc Eo to the town's seaport while another goes 42 miles north-northeast to Angkor Borei. Oc Eo is longitudinally bisected by a canal, and there are four transverse canals along which pile-supported houses were perhaps ranged. This statue of Visnu from the 6th or 7th century A.D. was found in Oc Eo and is now housed in the Museum of Vietnamese History.The remains found at Oc Eo include pottery, tools, jewelry, casts for making jewelry, coins (including coins from the Roman Empire), and religious statues. Many of the remains have been collected and are on exhibition in Museum of Vietnamese History in Ho Chi Minh City. Oc Eo has been regarded as belonging to the historical kingdom of Funan () that flourished in the Mekong Delta between the 1st and the 7th century C.E. The kingdom of Funan is known to us from the works of ancient Chinese historians, especially writers of dynastic histories, who in turn drew from the testimony of Chinese diplomats and travellers, and of foreign (including Funanese) embassies to the Chinese imperial courts. Indeed, the name "Funan" itself is an artifact of the Chinese histories, and does not appear in the paleographic record of ancient Vietnam or Cambodia. From the Chinese sources, however, it can be determined that a polity called "Funan" by the Chinese was the dominant polity located in the Mekong Delta region. As a ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=11218526


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-39572-1
Barcode: 9781156395721
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-39572-0

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