Vietnam has moved to recgonise 12 more relics in its national register, including a bronze Dong son drum, the stele at the Temple of Literature, and a Mukalinga.
Stele at the Temple of Literature. Source: Viet Nam Net 20150114
12 artefacts gain new status
Viet Nam Net, 14 January 2015
Vietnam names another 12 cultural, historical items national treasures
Tuoi Tre News, 15 January 2015
Close-up of seven newly recognized national treasures
Viet Nam Net, 17 January 2015
Viet Nam Net has a feature on the recently drawn-up list of the national treasures of Vietnam.
Ngoc Lu drum, Vietnam Museum of History. Vietnam Net, 20121006
Unique national treasures
Vietnam Net, 06 October 2012
Vietnam has approved a list of 30 national treasures representing the country’s past, including Dong Son drums and various archaeological and historical artefacts.
Tripod Cauldrons at Hue’s Imperial Citadel, Viet Nam News 20121004
National treasures recognised [Link no longer active]
Viet Nam News, 04 October 2012
Some artefacts from the imperial city of Hue are to be listed as national treasures of Vietnam.
Sacred cannons from Hue, Tuoi Tre News 20120208
Hue antiquities to become national treasures
Tuoi Tre News, 08 February 2012
A number of archaeological sites, including the My Son Sanctuary, the ancient capital of Hue, Hoi An Ancient Town and the Thang Long Citadel have been named in a list of special national treasures in Vietnam.
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Ten special national historical sites announced
Vietnam Net Bridge, 17 August 2009