OcEo – Phu Nam – a value of architecture longevity

To visit the exhibition, the public have the opportunity to enjoy more than 100 exhibitions of precious ancient Oc Eo culture – an ancient culture is formed and developed on the local level in the early 10 century AD , to this day about 2000 years in the South Plains area. The name of this culture by the French archaeologist Louis Mallerret place after the archaeological excavations in 1944 in the first relic of Oc Eo social Token Ring, Voice Son district, An Giang province.

Artifacts on display include ceramic materials, metals, stone, wood and a few copper.In most of the excavated relics were found ceramic artifacts appear. The artifacts are ceramic housewares including comments, jars, pots, lids, bowls, cups, bottles … and the stove, familiar objects, essential wetland inhabitants. Building materials and decorative plaques earthen architecture is found to be mainly the relics in the ruins of temples architecture Oc Eo culture. The precious metal like gold, marble, onyx, quartz, glass …. been processed into the ring, rings, earrings, necklaces, beads, jewelry making using a variety of colors, sizes, different designs.

Notably, the gold foil embossed face, carved decorative molding and ancient Sanskrit.There is also the seal rings engraved on people, animals and other gold coins, silver, pewter …Artifacts of stone, wood and a few bronze statues of Buddhist and Hindu worship.These objects are found in many relics and scattered across the South. Flourishing period of Hindu sculpture and Buddhism from the fifth century to the seventh century.Style sculpture reflects both influences derived from Indian art, just to show trends in localization. Traditional arts are also maintained and developed in later stages, from the eighth century onwards, but many researchers tentatively called the post Eo.

Through this exhibition, the National History Museum wants visitors home and abroad to visualize the basic characteristics of Oc Eo culture in the context of early 10th century AD, more about the history of Vietnam , that the labor force, level of processing of the ancients, from which more honor and good sense than in the preservation and promotion of cultural heritage value of the nation.

Gallery “Eo – Phu Nam” was organized on the basis of performance improvement projects, upgrading galleries Cultural Eo – Phu Nam has been the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism, the departments, functions approved and implemented from 2010.Over the course of renovation repair, refurbishment, architecture: walls, ceilings, floors, areas with the support continuous display in the museum, the electrical system, equipped with new lighting, display cabinet system platform to reach international standards …

With over 200m2 in floor area of buildings on display two of the National History Museum at 1, Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, galleries “Eo – Phu Nam” is a beautiful gallery, formal modern, and ensure consistency in the overall standing display system of the National History Museum. And many precious antiques and other unique present are on display here, exhibiting “Eo – Phu Nam” contribute to better meet the needs visit and find out, research on the historical process of Vietnam numerous tourists in the country and internationally. /.