Chăm tower to be reinforced

via Viet Nam News, 11 May 2018:

The central province, in co-operation with the Institute for Conservation of Monuments under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, will begin an urgent project to protect B3 tower in the UNESCO-recognised Mỹ Sơn Sanctuary from collapse before rainy season.

Source: Chăm tower to be reinforced

8th century Cham walls discovered in Binh Thuan province

Remains of an 8th century wall are discovered during restoration work of a collapsed Cham tower. They are believed to be part of the stairway to the tower.

8th century walls found at the Po Dam Temple, Tuoi Tre News 20121016
8th century walls found at the Po Dam Temple, Tuoi Tre News 20121016

Ancient Cham walls dug up in Binh Thuan
Tuoi Tre News, 16 October 2012
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Cham Towers restored in Ninh Thuan Province

Restoration work on a pair of Cham Towers were recently completed in Vietnam’s Ninh Thuan Province.

Porome Tower in Ninh Thuan Province, Viet Nam News 20121012
Porome Tower in Ninh Thuan Province, Viet Nam News 20121012

Restoration work highlights value of unique Cham towers [Link no longer active]
Viet Nam News, 12 October 2012
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Sa Huynh and Cham artefacts found in Central Vietnam

Nhan Dan news reports to separate finds from Vietnam’s Quang Ngai Province.

Sa Huynh artefacts, ancient Cham tower found in central Vietnam
Nhan Dan, 06 July 2010
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Evidence of Cham tower unearthed

he local residents in the vicinity of the Xuan My mountain in Binh Dinh province seem to have unearthed the tip of the… tower. A Cham tower, to be precise.

14 June 2007 (Thanh Nien News) – The local residents in the vicinity of the Xuan My mountain in Binh Dinh province seem to have unearthed the tip of the… tower. A Cham tower, to be precise. It remains to be seen if the rest of the tower will be found.

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Ancient tower unearthed in central province

Residents of the central Binh Dinh Province have recently unearthed the top of a tower dating back to the Cham Civilization over ten centuries ago, said vice director of a local museum Thursday.

Dr. Dinh Ba Hoa, Vice director of the Binh Dinh Museum, said that while collecting stones on Xuan My Mountain, residents of Phuoc Hiep Commune, Tuy Phuoc District, discovered the top of the tower.

The top of the tower is 1.8m-high, made of stones, and decorated with lotus petal-shaped patterns.

Read more about the Cham tower of Xuan My mountain.

Books about the Cham:
Hindu-Buddhist Art Of Vietnam: Treasures From Champa by E. Guillon

Cham tower ruins pulled from bowels of construction

Remains of a Cham tower uncovered in Quang Ngai Province.

26 July 2006 (Nhan Dan) – Remains of a Cham tower uncovered in Quang Ngai Province.

Cham tower ruins pulled from bowels of construction

A Cham tower structure was found last week while local workers were leveling a road surface for the base of the new industrial complex in the central province of Quang Ngai.

The ancient structure is estimated to have several towers adjoining each other. The gates of the tower face southeast, toward the Ve River. Neither the age nor the exact year they collapsed have been established.


Related Books:
Hindu-Buddhist Art Of Vietnam: Treasures From Champa by E. Guillon
The Art of Champa by J. Hubert