Da Nang museum opens exhibition on new Cham sculptures

The Champa Sculpture Museum in Da Nang opens a new exhibition on 10-11th century statuary found in the My Son and Dong Duong sites.

South Central exhibits Champa sculpture
Saigon Giai Phuong, 28 February 2009

The exhibition is held in two rooms, ‘My Son’ and ‘Dong Duong,’ named after the places where the Champa antiques were found.

The exhibition has more than 50 valuable and rare items, which are believed to be from the 10th and 11th Centuries.

Most of the items on display were already restored from the original and were arranged in the rooms in accordance with the modern art.

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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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