Vietnam cultural heritage day 23.11, in the Museum of antiques hue (number 3 Le, HO CHI MINH CITY. Huế), the center of hue monuments conservation hosted the opening of the showroom after Indigo artifacts 71 years closed (after King Bao Dai abdicated, 1945).
From the early decades of the 20th century, the Capital of ancient Hospitality has collected and brought to the store in the new Poetry Institute a lot of artifacts found in Indigo Hue and vicinity. From there, the Indigo antiques was established at the site of the Museum's hue artifacts currently to do display typical works for art sculpture Champa in Central Vietnam.
In 1928, the official opening of the Cham artifacts introduced the antiques are collected in Hue and vicinity, which added many artefacts unearthed from Chinese (Quang Nam) in the years 1927-1928 and After Tower () in 1934. The works on display date from about the 7th century to 14-15 century, showing a brilliant Champa culture.
During the war, the old Indigo plants closed did not serve visitors. Until the recent decades, due to the condition of the facilities not yet allow this collection should only prioritize serves a number of intensive research.
However, the Indigo artifacts are always protected, cared for and maintained as a component of the Museum's hue artifact, showing the location of the Champa culture in the process of formation and development of the special value of culture.
According to researcher Chen States, about Champa artifacts currently surviving in hue are all in the form of signed balls and stone sculptures, and works of architecture and temples then almost destroyed.
About the Indigo Gallery antiques works are in the Museum of antiques hue Tran Ky Phuong, researcher reviews is very rich and valuable about art as well as about dating are collectibles, added from the French and kept until now. In particular these works not only from the vase-Tri-Thien but also be added from historical Champa in Chinese and Go. In this collection, stone statue is prominent Female deity has unique and described the French capital is the largest size that no other Museum of Champa.
Urban Indigo artifacts be reopened will be an attractive destination for tourists, as well as researchers who are interested in history, culture and Champa.
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