All ruins, relics, coins and other
artistics, antiques or valuable objects of any nature discovered on the
Site during the performance of the Works shall be the absolute property
of the Philippines. Contractor upon discovery of such object shall take
reasonable precautions to prevent his workmen or any other persons from
removing or damaging such object and shall immediately notify NIA of such
discovery. Contractor shall take measures for guarding, preserving and
removing such object or any other measures as NIA may consider appropriate.
NIA will bear the expenses of such measures.
No rights whatsoever and no compensation arising from the discovery of such object shall accrue to Contractor and all rights accruing under the law to the discoverer shall devolve exclusively to NIA.