"CoLoa: Bronze drumhead. On right are two persons pounding mortar and husking rice." "Discovered less than a year ago at Co Loa, a city-site on a tributary of the Red River, includes in its intricate decoration two bands of figures. The outer band depicts flying birds identified as crane-egrets. The inner band repeats a scene twice."
"BA NA DI Burial Site: included pots with traces of the foods, usually rice or fish, they once contained and in many instances the severed left foreleg of an ox. The prominence of the buried individual is indicated by the bronze bracelet on the forearm."
"Important archaeological sites in SE Asia range in age from hunter-gatherer hill sites, such as Spirit Cave and the early midden site of Khok Phanom Di that are 7,000 or more years old to first millemnium AD city sites, such as Oc Eo and Angkor that reflect Indian influences and international trade. The shaded region west of modern Hanoi is the hilly uplands of Hoa Binh province. There, numerous hunter-gatherer sites have given the name Hoabinhian
"Excavation at Ba Na Di, a small village site in northeastern Thailand, that was first occupied in about 1400 BC... Its inhabitants grew rice and raised pigs and cattle. They were also good potters and bronze casters who buried their dead in the same cememtery over a period of about 1000 years before abandoning their site."