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Son Vi culture

         The late Paleolithic vestiges are represented by the two archaeological cultures of Than Sa (Thai Nguyen) and Son Vi (Phu Tho), about 15,000 to 30,000 years ago. The common feature of these two cultures is the use of pebbles to manifacture instruments with different techniques. In Than Sa, the tools are mainly retouched flake points, meanwhile in Son Vi, the almond-shaped instruments are used.

Collection of Son Vi culture’s stone artifact (Late Paleolithic from 25 to 20 thousands years ago): Son Vi culture’s stone artifacts were mainly collected during field trips in Son La, Phu Tho provinces… These are pebble tools characteristics types such as sharp points; grapefruit-section-shaped instruments coarse chopping tool, axes with horizontal or vertical blades…. The collection of Son Vi culture’s artifacts might not be plentiful but demonstrate in details various types representative of stone making techniques typical of the Late Old Stone Age in Vietnam such as pebble cutting, striking and chopping.

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