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14 artifacts recognised as national treasures

Update: December, 23/2016 - 17:00
Trà Liên 1 bas-relief was recognised as a national treasure. —Photo dulich.quangtri.gov.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has signed on a decision to recognise 14 artifacts as national treasures.

These include the Linga-Yoni statue dating from the 5th to 7th century and held at the Trà Vinh Museum; Trà Liên 1 and Trà Liên 2 bas-reliefs from the end of the 9th century and found at the central Quảng Trị Museum; Brahama bas-relief of the 12th to 13th century at the Bình Định Museum; Thống gốm hoa nâu (a ceramic jar with brown colored glaze patterns) from the 13th to 14th century and held at the National History Museum; mummified monks Vũ Khắc Minh and Vũ Khắc Trường from the 17th century in Đậu pagoda in Thường Tín district of Hà Nội; Trấn Vũ statue from the 17th to early 18th century at the Quán Thánh temple, Hà Nội; and the decree of the president of the provisional government of the Democratic and Republic Việt Nam from 1945-1946 at the National Store Centre III.

The Prime Minister has also requested the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and concerned agencies and departments, to carry out management work, in accordance with the law on cultural heritage. — VNS

 

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