Nearly 30 ancient objects belonging to Vietnam’s Cham ethnic minority group are being displayed at the Hue Museum of Royal Antiquities, drawing crowds of viewers.
The exhibition, organised by the Hue Relics Preservation Centre, aims to mark Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day, which falls on November 23.
The exhibits are selected from 86 ancient objects in the museum’s collection of Cham sculpture, featuring the culture and livelihood of the Cham group from the 7th century to the 11th century.
The centre’s director, Phan Thanh Hai, highlighted the art value of the collection, saying that most of them are dated back from the 8th century.
According to Tran Ky Phuong, an expert of Hue culture, the objects, unearthed in the Nguyen dynasty (1802-1945) are classified rare heritage of the Far East and the world.
The event is open to the public from 7:00 am to 17:00 pm every day.VNA