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Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam National Museum of History announced on April 9 that it will begin displaying archaeological treasures of the country on April 12.

Lasting until July, the exhibition consists of 300 items collected across museums from north to south.

The items date back between the prehistoric era and the 17th – 18th centuries.

They have been classified into different themes, such as metalware from the Dong Son, Sa Huynh and Dong Nai cultures, Champa & the UNESCO world heritage My Son Sanctuary, and Dai Viet culture – civilisation.

The archaeological collection was displayed at three German museums from October 2016 to February 2018 as part of a programme promoting Vietnamese culture and history in the European country. 

The exhibition attracted a great deal of attention from the local residents.-VNA