Burial jar,Dong Nai culture, c. 2,500 – 2,000 BP.
Burial jar, Dong Nai culture, c. 2,500 – 2,000 BP.
The burial jar is a distinctive burial custom of the Dong Nai people. The jar is large with a globe shape and a round bottom. Human remains were found of a sitting person with hands around legs. The offerings, mostly ceramics, include utensils, farming tools, weapons, jewelries, etc. Especially, some objects were folded or bent when burried with the dead reflecting the belief of the Dong Nai people in this period.