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.
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