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Brick Walls Found Near Cham Towers

Thursday, December 13, 2012

TUY PHONG DISTRICT, VIETNAM—In southern central Vietnam, archaeologists have found two walls near one of the Po Tam Towers, constructed by the Cham people in the eighth century. The brick walls are supported by a stone foundation. “Before, we thought the six towers in this area were different from others because their main gates face south instead of east like all the other Cham towers we’ve found in Viet Nam. This discovery led us to conclude that this is the main tower in the site,” said Le Dinh Phung of the Vietnam Archaeology Association.