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
The scholar stelaes from the Hanoi’s Temple of Literature have been inscribed in Unesco’s documentary heritage of the world list, announced earlier this month in Macau.
82 historic stone stelae recognised [Link no longer active]
Viet Nam News, 11 March 2010
The steles of Hanoi’s Temple of Literature listing the doctoral candidates between the 15th-18th centuries are in danger of being literally erased from history as visitors run their fingers through the names.
Van Mieu steles endangered by human touch
Thanh Nien News, 01 Mar 2010
Visitors to Hanoi will probably make a stop to the famed Temple of Literature. This feature in the Saigon Giai Phong introduces the temple and its significance over its 900-year-old history.
Ancient institution of learning continues to educate
Saigon Giai Phong, 14 February 2010
It’s mid-December already, and I haven’t posted any news so far on account of being in Hanoi for the first couple of weeks, and then falling majorly sick after returning. So rather than trying to catch up with three week’s worth of archaeology news from Southeast Asia, here’s all of them in one brilliant link dump, sorted by date (most recent ones first) and country.
The ‘doctor laureate’ steles at Ha Noi’s Temple of Literature are being sent for consideration into UNESCO’s Memory of the World documentary heritage programme.
Temple steles make bid for UNESCO status [Link no longer active]
Viet Nam News, 30 Mar 2009