Unesco designates King Bayint Naung’s bell as world heritage item | Eleven Myanmar

via Eleven Myanmar, 01 November 2017:

The bell donated by King Bayint Naung to Shwezeegon pagoda in Bagan has been added to the world heritage list, according to the deputy director of Department of National Museum, Aye Mi Sein.

Myanmar nominated the bell for world-heritage listing in May 2016 and it was approved on the Unesco meeting held on October 24 in Paris.

Source: Unesco designates King Bayint Naung’s bell as world heritage item | Eleven Myanmar

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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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