Traces of prehistoric man have been found near Ba Be Lake, in the northern province of Bac Kan
BAC KAN – .
Members of the Viet Nam Archaeological Institute and the Bac Kan Museum have been excavating the area for possible prehistoric remains since June.
Numerous artefacts, dating from 20,000 BC to 10,000 BC, have been found in Tham Hau, Tham Coc Nghiu and Tham Mya villages in the Nang River valley.
Trinh Nang Chung, from the Viet Nam Archaeology Institute, said Stone Age people inhabited the area for many thousands of years and were responsible for what has become known as the Hoa Binh culture (10,000 BC). – VNS