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Thanh Long Archaeological Site

Linking Latitudes 2004
Third International Asia Education Foundation Conference
Hanoi, Vietnam 11-14 April 2004

19th century map of Hanoi citadel showing central area now occupied by the army and the square archaeological site.

19th century map of Hanoi citadel showing central area
now occupied by the army and the square archaeological site.

Archaeological site (Sections A,B,C & D and service area)

Archaeological site (Sections A,B,C & D and service area)

Archaeological Project Director

Archaeological Project Director
(Section A)

Plastic rain coverings (Section A)

Plastic rain coverings (Section A)

Workers (Section A)

Workers (Section A)

Drainage problems in Hanoi's high

Drainage problems in Hanoi's high
rainfall (Section A)

Surviving property still unexcavated

Surviving property still unexcavated
(Section B)

Site visit 13-04-2004

Site visit 13-04-2004

Drainage system

Drainage system

View towards northern boundary

View towards northern boundary
from Section C

View from Section C towards

View from Section C towards
storage area

 

View towards western boundary <empty>

View towards western boundary
(Section D)

View to north-west from

View to north-west from
Section C

Section C

Section C

Covered section of the site.

Covered section of the site.
There is a proposal to cover the
entire site.

Well from pre Thanh Long period <empty>

Well from pre Thanh Long period
(7-9th centuries)

Pavilion pillar base of compacted

Pavilion pillar base of compacted
gravel

Pavilion footings

Pavilion footings

Cultural layers

Cultural layers

Cultural layers

Cultural layers

Cultural layers

Cultural layers

Storage area in unexcavated area

Storage area in unexcavated area

Open air artefact storage shed

Open air artefact storage shed

Storage for more valuable

Storage for more valuable
discoveries

Dragon ridge ornament

Dragon ridge ornament

Early Le period royal ceramics

Early Le period royal ceramics
discovered on site (15th century)

Fine ceramic bowl discovered on site

Fine ceramic bowl discovered on site

Skeleton and ceramics discovered

Skeleton and ceramics discovered
on site

Conjectural reconstruction of

Conjectural reconstruction of
pavilion based on archaeological
discoveries

Problem of site drainage in heavy

Problem of site drainage in heavy
Hanoi rainfall

Linking Latitudes 2004 tour group

Linking Latitudes 2004 tour group
caught in the rain (Section A 12-04-04)

 

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

18th September 2008