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March, 15 2014 10:03:00

City lends Hindu sculptures for Met exhibition in NYC

The objects include five statues of Vishnu, Surya, Avalokitesvara, Durga and Lokeshvara. — VNA/VNS Photo

HCM CITY (VNS)— HCM City's Museum of History has lent New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art 20 objects to display under an agreement between the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the American museum.

The objects include five statues of Vishnu, Surya, Avalokitesvara, Durga and Lokeshvara.

They are part of an exhibition on ancient Hindu and Buddhist sculpture that will last until August 25.— VNS

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