Klang Aow II (1520-1540)

The Klang Aow II, dated between 1520 and 1540, was discovered in the middle of the gulf of Thailand, 62 Miles from Sattahip Chonburi in 2004.  The Shipwreck was lying 42m deep under the water.

About 50 fragments were recovered, and large numbers of Sawankhalok underglaze black ware were found. Four Chinese blue and white dishes all show the same basic decoration: an ornamental garden rock and peonies.

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Capital: Bangkok
Region: Asia and the Pacific

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