Eigthty scholars attend int'l seminar on Vietnam's ancient pottery

An international seminar themed " Binh Dinh's ancient pottery -The Vijaya royal dynasty and the relation with Thang Long Imperial Citadel in the century of XI-XV was attended by 80 local and international scholars and researchers yesterday.
 

The exvacation of Cay Me kiln located at Nhon My Town of Binh Dinh Province, dating back to the era of the Vijaya royal dynasty in the 11th -15th century (File photo: SGGP)

The exvacation of Cay Me kiln located at Nhon My Town of Binh Dinh Province, dating back to the era of the Vijaya royal dynasty in the 11th -15th century (File photo: SGGP)

The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and People's Committee of the central province of Binh Dinh organized the seminar in Quy Nhon city. The organizer received 40 speeches including 24 from local scholars and researchers and 16 from international counterparts.
Seminar participants delivered their speeches on Binh Dinh's Champa pottery for clarification of the value of Champa - the Vijaya royal dynasty and its relation with Thang Long Imperial Citadel.
Member of the national cultural heritage cum deputy head of the Southern Institute of Social Sciences Associate Professor Bui Chi Hoang said that from 1990 to 1995, researches arrived at the conclusion that Binh Dinh Province is the center of Champa in the Vijaya royal dynasty.
Many ancient pottery of Binh Dinh were also found in Highlands provinces.
Additionally, Binh Dinh pottery products were also found in foreign countries; for instance a large number of Binh Dinh and Dai Viet pottery products were found in a sunk boat in the Philippines.



By NGOC OAI - Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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