A local collector donates a collection of over 3,300 antiques to the Ho Chi Minh City Museum.
Tuoi Tre News 20121016
Local donates more than 3000 antiques to HCMC museum [Link no longer active]
Tuoi Tre News, 16 October 2012
Museum happy for antique gifts [Link no longer active]
Viet Nam News, 17 October 2012
A new exhibition at the Ho Chi Minh City Museum traces the development of ceramics from the Ly to Nguyen Dynasties, spanning a period of about 1,000 years.
Exhibition presents 1,000 years of Vietnamese ceramic works [Link no longer active]
Viet Nam News, 01 June 2010
3 September 2006 (Viet Nam Net Bridge) – A larger feature on the Lung Leng archaeological site in the central highlands of Vietnam, with a larger range of photographs of the artefacts found there.
Lung Leng: window to prehistoric time
Located on the left bank of the Po Co River, in Sa Binh Commune, Sa Thay District, Kon Tum Province, Lung Leng used to be a small gold mine. It was excavated in 1999 and 2001 on an area of 11,500 square meters and is one of Vietnamâ€™s biggest-ever archaeological excavations.
In the second excavation archeologists found 20 relics with 14,552 stone objects, 224 pottery objects and 37 metal objects. 500 objects were sorted out into various collections of pottery, ornaments, Gong (cong chieng), alcohol jars, and ethnic costumes to be displayed in the HCM City Historical Museum. Many tools showing the indications of the Son Vi culture from the Paleolithic age were found in the Central Highlands for the first time.