By The Nation
Thammarit claims his family collected historical artefacts for generations with the aim of eventually handing the national treasures to the Culture Ministry’s Fine Arts Department.
The collections include Ban Chiang pottery along with metal and bead jewellery dating from 1,800 to 4,300 years old.
The collections were in a good condition.
Fine Arts Department will register and preserve all items before turning them over to the appropriate museum collections that reflect their origins.