Jan 06, 2021 / 22:24

24 artifacts and artifact groups are recognized as national treasures by 2020

The Hanoitimes - So far, the country has a total of 215 national treasures.

A collection of 24 artifacts have become national treasures according to a decision signed by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

The Cong Vu collection of gold plates in lotus shapes. Photo: Cultural Heritage Department

Twenty-four recognized artifacts and groups of artifacts in 2020 are Co Loa mold collection; Phu Chanh wood knitting loom; the Linh Son collection of a Linga and a Yoni; Tra Veo 3 and Lam Thuong gold jewelry collections; Cong Vu collection of gold plates in lotus shapes.

Also included in the new treasure list, the Kinh Hoa bronze drum which is privately owned by an antique collector in Hanoi; Statue of Ganesha; Statue of Gajasimha; Statue of a deity; Statue of Buddha King Tran Nhan Tong; Statute of King Mac Dang Dung; the collection of three Buddha statues in But Thap pagoda- indicating the Buddhas of the Past, Present and Future; the Reliefs of Goddess Sarasvati; Reliefs of King Po-Rome; Reliefs Queen Vu Thi Ngoc Toan; Hoa Lai stele.

Stone staircase at Huong Lang pagoda; The stone staircase at Kinh Thien palace inside Thang Long Imperial Citadel; brown enamel Kinnari ceramic vase; Ceramic vase with lotus flower; Incense-table at But Thap pagoda; The Nine Products Court of But Thap pagoda; and the fresco doors in Tho Ha communal house.

So far, the country has a total of 215 national treasures.