GIA LAI (VNS) — The UNESCO Club on the Research and Preservation of the Value of National Antiquities on Saturday handed out more than 100 antiques to the local museum.
Club members in the central province of Gia Lai collected the antiques, dating back to the Dong Son Culture (700-100 BC) for donation to the museum.
The artifacts include farming tools, copper gongs and utensils for daily use such as copper bowls and ceramic jars.
The club also gave the province a map of Viet Nam, made up of 250 ancient coins dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries from the club members.
An exhibition of the artifacts along with nearly 100 others gathered by local collectors was opened to the public at the museum on the same day. The exhibition will run till September 6. — VNS