Hue's hundreds of artifacts on one-month display

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More than 500 artifacts chosen from collectors across the country will be on display at the "Antiques and artifacts in Hue," an exhibition organized by Thua Thien-Hue Province's History and Revolution Museum from April 26-May 26.

The antiques, made of wood, bronze, cloth and porcelain, date back to different eras in Hue's history.

Among the exhibits are wood-engravings, bronze-casts, and carpentry handicrafts. A highlight of the exhibition is a collection of antique lam (indigo-blue) glazes, popularly known as "Hue blue," or Bleu de Hué a unique craft that developed in Hue Town 200 years ago.

The exhibition aims to give locals and foreigners an insight into the history and culture of Hue, which was once Vietnam's capital. It is being held at the History and Revolution Museum, 1 23 Thang 8 Street, Hue Town.

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