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The book was compiled and published in May 2002 by the National Museum of Vietnamese Historyand the Ca Mau Service of Culture and Information. The author is Dr. Nguyen Dinh Chien. The book is a part of the report on the ancient vessel in Ca Mau.

The book was compiled and published in May 2002 by the National Museum of Vietnamese Historyand the Ca Mau Service of


Culture and Information. The author is Dr. Nguyen Dinh Chien. The book is a part of the report on the ancient vessel in Ca Mau.

There are three chapters and an appendix of 386 photos and 21 drawings, maps, and plans.

Chapter I:Brief introduction of the discovery and excavations of the ancient vessel in Ca Mau
Chapter II: Introduction of artifacts, including cargo and belongings of the crew

The ancient vessel in Ca Mau is a merchant ship transporting Chinese ceramic and pottery articles produced in Jiangxi, Fujian, and Guangdong in 1723-1735.

Chapter III: Owners, dates and commercial relations
- Owners: Chinese merchants
- Dates: 1723-1735
- Commerce: on the way to a fair, the ship was sunk due to a fire on board.

These discoveries are very useful to study the international trade exchanges in Vietnam’s territorial waters in the previous centuries.

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This is a guide book for visitors to the Vietnam Museum of History, briefly introducing the Vietnamese history through exhibition topics. It is a companion for not only tour-guides but also those interested in Vietnamese history. T he book also introduces in details 55 typical exhibits among nearly 7,000 artifacts.