Now buried several metres deep under the muddy ground in a former shrimp farm in Samut Sakhon province, a millennium-old ship once sailed many oceans of the world. The vessel, 25m long, had travelled from faraway lands to transport a variety of goods to cities on this part of the Earth before it sank here during the Dvaravati period (6th-11th centuries).
The Phanomsurin, named after the land owners, was unearthed in Samut Sakhon.
Now it’s a valuable archaeological find, since it is probably the oldest ship ever unearthed in Thailand.
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