Chinese artefacts discovered for first time in Sungai Pahang in Pekan

(From left) Dionysius, Mesran and Ruzairy with some of the found artefacts.

PEKAN: A number of Chinese artefacts have been discovered in Sungai Pahang here, which for the first time provides physical evidence of trading ships from ancient China in the area.

National Heritage Department director-general Mesran Mohd Yusop said some ceramic fragments and coins were unearthed from the riverbed when sand mining activities were being carried out.

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