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A glimpse of two thousands-year-old national treasures at Binh Duong Museum

Two national treasures – a wooden burial jar with a bronze drum as a lid and an animal figure dating back thousands years ago – are among about 1,300 artifacts and 500 scientific documents on display at the Binh Duong Museum in Thu Dau Mot City.

Unique treasures represent the nation's essence

The An Bien Treasures, owned by Hai Phong-based businessman Tran Dinh Thang, have been certified as a valuable private collection by experts from the Vietnam Culture Heritage Association.

The Institute of Han Nom Studies misplaced 25 priceless antique books

It was also mentioned in the statement that the book warehouse staffs realised the books were missing in March-April 2020, during the COVID-19 outbreak.

10 artifacts returned to Vietnam from the US

The Vietnam National Museum of History held a ceremony on November 18 to mark the return of 10 artifacts from the US, the earliest of which dates back to the Dong Son civilisation which inhabited the nation from 1,000 BC to the first century AD.

Vietnam receives antiquities from US

The Vietnam National Museum of History has received a number of antiquities of Vietnamese origin handed over by the United States.

Vietnamese King’s gold seal to be repatriated from France

French auction house Millon has agreed to hand over a gold seal of Vietnamese King Ming Mang in the 19th century to Vietnam instead of being put up for auction.

VN determined to bring back imperial golden seal home

The Department of Cultural Heritage said that Vietnam is determined to bring back the rare and valuable imperial golden seal of the Nguyen Dynasty's Emperor Minh Mang home by mobilizing all resources.

Descendants of Nguyen Dynasty object to auction of Emperor’s gold seal

The council of Nguyen Phuc’s royal family in Vietnam has written to auction house Millon in France requesting it to cease the auction of a gold seal, also known as the Bao Dai Emperor’s Treasury, and the gold bowl of the Khai Dinh Emperor.

Ministry urges verification of Nguyen Dynasty antiques to be auctioned in France

The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to direct the Vietnamese Embassy in France to verify information related to two Nguyen Dynasty antiques which is about to be auctioned in France.

50,000 exceptional antiques on display in home gallery open to public

Mr. Nguyen Hai Hung in Vinh Loc district, Thanh Hoa province is an antique collector who has amassed a collection of over 50,000 antiquities. He has a gallery open to the public for free.

Two Nguyen Dynasty artifacts set for return to Vietnam

Two Nguyen Dynasty artifacts dating back to the 19th century - a mandarin hat and a dress - are on their way back to Vietnam after being sold to an anonymous Vietnamese collector at an auction in Barcelona, Spain.

King's ‘poison-test’ chopsticks and luminous jade plate: Special artifacts at Thanh Hoa’s temple

As the oldest temple in Thanh Hoa, Le Hoan temple (Xuan Lap commune, Tho Xuan district) retains a transparent jade plate and the king's chopsticks that test for poison.

Priceless objects preserved by collector in Quang Tri

The old objects have been collected and preserved to let others know what previous generations have left.

Thua Thien-Hue approves Cuu Dinh’s documents to seek UNESCO recognition

Nomination documents seeking recognition by UNESCO for “Cuu Dinh”, or Nine Dynastic Urns, will be sent to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism for final review, according to the Hue Monuments Conservation Centre.

Stone grinder collection tells part of Vietnamese culture

Hundreds of old stone mortars, millstones and grinders, of different sizes and shapes, are on display at a private museum in the mountainous district of Yen The in the northern province of Bac Giang.

The 'treasure of treasures' of the Nguyen Dynasty

Royal seals (kim ngoc bao ty) of the Nguyen Dynasty were considered 'treasures of treasures'. Experiencing many ups and downs, most of them have been well preserved.

Nguyen Dynasty treasures take long road back home

Hundreds of antiques and treasures of the last feudal dynasty in Vietnam - Nguyen Dynasty – have drifted everywhere. Through decades of wandering, many antiques have been repatriated.

Hanoi family preserves vintage fans

A family in Hanoi has a large collection of vintage electric fans.

Young man with a passion for collecting old currency

30-year-old Phung Van Hung has pursued his hobby of tracking down old currency for more than a decade. To him, the notes help people know more about cultural and historical values of a nation.

Stolen ancient bell returned to relic

Local police in Huong Thuy Town, the central province of Thua Thien Hue, have just returned a 19th century bronze bell to Nguyen Phuc's family.