Collectors donate relics to Hue historical museum
Update: Nov 26, 2008
Private collectors donated 133 valuable relics to Hue’s Museum of History and Revolution last Saturday, Nov. 22nd, 2008.

The highlights are three bronze jars dating back to the Dong Son period around 4,000 years ago and bronze and pottery artifacts made during the Ly – Tran dynasty era (600 to 1,000 years ago).

Lam Du Xenh of Quang Ngai offered 27 items, including nine swords and 18 bronze jars.

Most of the donors are members of a UNESCO club that collects and studies antiques.

On the same day, the museum opened an exhibit featuring seven private collections ranging from ceramic and metal artifacts to exquisite china used by royalty. It will remain on show until the end of the year.