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Vietnam has 23 more national treasures

by VNA27 December 2021 Last updated at 11:53 AM

An ancient bronze drum discovered in Lao Cai province (File photo: VNA)
An ancient bronze drum discovered in Lao Cai province (File photo: VNA)

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has signed a decision to recognise 23 more national treasures .

They include Gia Phu bronze drum belonging to Dong Son culture dating back to the second and third centuries B.C; bronze rice cylinder container of Dong Son culture , Giong Lon golden masks of the first and third centuries B.C, which are conserved in the museums of Lao Cai, Quang Ninh and Ba Ria-Vung Tau provinces, respectively.

A statue of God Vishnu Binh Hoa in the 6th-7th century, Go Thanh collection of elephant-shaped gold leaves in the 6th-8th centuries, A10 My Son pedestal at the My Son World Cultural Heritage Site in Quang Nam province, and An Bien collection of white-glazed porcelain, among others, also earned the national treasure title.

The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, chairs of people’s committees of provinces holding national treasures, and heads of ministry-level agencies are required to manage national treasures in line with legal regulations on cultural heritage s within their authority.

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