6,000-year-old bone needles found in Tuyen Quang cave

Cardinal needles prefabricated of insectlike maraca dating rearward 6,000 years were latterly unearthed from Tham Trong undermine in the septrional mountainous arena of Tuyen Quang.
Academician. Trinh Nang Chung, advance of the dig group, said the six-to-eight centimetre-long needles were sophisticated along their length and sharpened at one end. He theorised that the needles mightiness someone been victimized to mentation histrion strip string to puddle clothes.'

Scientists have also gathered various pollen samples dating back to the pre-historic era for further research.

More than 1,500 stone tools have also been found including 10 sets of grinding tools, where remnants of a red mineral powder thought to be used as a cosmetic for either living people or the bodies of the deceased, with the notion that red was the colour of eternal life.

Many animal teeth, shells and nuts have also been found. Sea shells found at the site suggested the early relationship between local residents and those from coastal regions, scientists said.

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