Examples of Works in the Vietnamese History Museum--outdoor sculpture garden
page 2 (of three pages)

From the early Vietnamese Kingdoms to the Dai Viet period (7th century BC to the 14th century AD) and from the Ho dynasty to the August Revolution in 1945 and including as well Cham sculptures and artifacts




Left--unidentified (if you can caption this figure, please send me an email--address below)

Center: statue of officer, 16th century

 

Nam Giao Stele, 17th century

This stele, built in 1678 during the reign of Le Hy Tong, records the construction of the palace and describes various rituals to appease the gods--asking for good weather, peace, and prosperity.
 

Column of Tuky, stone, Le Trung Hung Dynasty, 17th century

 

Turtle with pagoda

(if you can caption this figure, please send me an email--address below)
 

Dau An Stupa, 17th century, decorated with features typical of Buddhism and Taoism of this time



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