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Ref Type: Book Section
Authors: Lê Thị Liên,
Dinh Thanh Nga,
Sheppard, Bob
Briles, Christy
O'Toole, Paddy
Kimura, Jun
Staniforth, Mark
Title: Recent research into the ancient port of Vân Đồn
Date: 2018
Source: Advancing Southeast Asian archaeology 2016
Place of Publication: Bangkok
Publisher: SEAMEO SPAFA Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts
Abstract: The ancient port of Vân Đồn was formally established as an international trading port of the Đại Việt in 1149 CE by King Lý Anh Tông (Lý dynasty). In 1288 CE, it was the site of the defeat of part of an invading Mongol/Chinese army in the Battle of Vân Đồn. Since 2012, archaeological and related investigations have been conducted by the Institute of Archaeology and the international Bạch Đằng and Vân Đồn Research Team as part of an on-going research programme into the ancient port of Vân Đồn. This paper will present some results of recent multidisciplinary research conducted by archaeologists, palaeo-ecologists and sociologists, including an initial account of the artefacts found from Son Hao, a small hamlet on Quan Lan Island. It will also explore the Quan Lan Festival, which celebrates the Battle of Vân Đồn, through a lens of cultural memory and intangible cultural heritage. This will provide useful information for better understanding the changes to the port during its active history.
Identifier: 978-616-7961-16-3
Date Created: 4/10/2018
Editors: Tan, Noel Hidalgo
Page Start: 236
Page End: 247