Vietnam museum displays potteries from 4,000 years back

By Trinh Nguyen, Thanh Nien News

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The Vietnam National Museum of History in Hanoi Tuesday opened an exhibition of more than 70 pottery objects dating up to four millennia back.
Pottery statues are one of the first sculpture works in human civilizations and those found in Vietnam have been considered diverse in materials, kinds of glaze and their usage.
Visitors are introduced a story of Vietnam’s history through the objects from around 4,000 years ago until the early 1900s during the Nguyen, the country’s last ruling family.
The exhibits are categorized into objects for practical daily use, worshiping statues of Buddha and other gods, and decorative objects like of the holy animals dragon, lion.
Entrance to the exhibition, due to last until the end of August, is free. The museum is located at No.1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District.

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