Cham kendi found in Hue

A 1,600 year old kendi (spouted vessel) was recovered from a river in Hue in central Vietnam.

Cham Kendi recovered from Hue, Tuoi Tre News 20111112

Hue found 1,600-year-old Cham vase
Tuoi Tre News, 12 November 2011

A rare pottery vase dating back to the Champa Kingdom which ruled the central part of Vietnam from 192 to 1832 has recently been discovered under the Huong (Perfume) River in Hue.

Professor Lam My Dung from the Hanoi National University said this vase was the one and only of its kind that had ever been found in Vietnam’s central provinces.

Full story here.


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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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