Receiving ancient Dong Son bronze drum dating back 2000 years

Receiving ancient Dong Son bronze drum dating back 2000 years
UPDATED: 01 Mar 2016 419 Views

Ha Tinh Museum has finalized an agreement to conduct the procedure, receiving an ancient Dong Son bronze drum surface.

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Ancient Dong Son bronze drum dating back 2000 years

This bronze drum was found in Yen village, Thuan Thien Commune, Can Loc district, with a diameter of 45cm, the weight of about 4kg and 9 concentric ring patterns. The middle drum is a 10 cm circle. Inside the drum is the star-shape with 10 solar wings, alternating between dotted lines with triangular interlocking. Around the center of the drum is carved pattern J, remaining a embossed symbol of Lac bird flying in the opposite direction clockwise, followed by rounded contours of different sizes embossed textures of geometric patterns, such as spiral pattern of rhombic shape, sawtooth pattern and short parallel lines equally.

Receiving ancient Dong Son bronze drum dating back 2000 years Receiving ancient Dong Son bronze drum dating back 2000 years

Although a part of artifact was rusty, not intact, however according to the Review of Ha Tinh Museum, this is the ancient Dong Son bronze drum which is unique, rare, was first discovered at Ha Tinh dating back more than 2,000 years now, belonged to the type of Dong Son bronze drum Heger II, group B.

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The importance of this discovery

Receiving ancient Dong Son bronze drum dating back 2000 years Receiving ancient Dong Son bronze drum dating back 2000 years

Like other regions, in the flow of the Dong Son culture, Ha Tinh is not out of the general movement. Therefore, the discovery of the ancient bronze drum has proved the vast spread of the Dong Son culture on the Strip Vietnam and also demonstrated the ingenuity, talent of the ancient people of Ha Tinh. Reportedly, this drums Museum will be brought to Ha Tinh province to serve for the scientific research, preserve and showcase.