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Artefacts from ASEAN region on display in HCM City

Update: April, 27/2012 - 09:59


HCM CITY — More than 300 artefacts from Viet Nam and other Southeast Asian countries are on display at a new exhibition at the Viet Nam Museum of History in HCM City.

A majority of the items, many of which date back to the 12th century, are Vietnamese and Lao decorative and prayer objects in wood, bronze, silver stone and baked-clay.

Cambodian items include silver bowls, brown-glazed urns, bronze bells and statues of the Buddha from the 13th entury.

Also on display is an array of 19th century metal swords and daggers from Malaysia; as well as ceramics and bronze relics from other Southeast Asian countries including Thailand, Indonesia, Brunei and the Philippines.

The exhibition will remain open at 2 Nguyen Binh Khiem Street in District 1 until December 15. — VNS

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