200 objects found in the tower E7 in My Son Sanctuary

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(QNO) - The Restoration Project of the E7 tower in UNESCO-recognised My Son Sanctuary has just been fulfilled by the Institute of Relics Maintanance (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Vietnam), Quang Nam Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, My Son Management Board of Relics and Tourism.

Tourists in My Son Sanctuary. Photo: mysonsanctuary
Tourists in My Son Sanctuary. Photo: mysonsanctuary

This project started to implement in the early 2011 with over 9 billion VND (413,000 USD). During the restoration, the experts used a variety of materials for consolidating, locating, restoring many architectural items of the E7 tower carefully and harmoniously so that the tower is quite near the original and suitable  for the architectural space of My Son World cultural heritage.

Besides, nearly 200 objects were unearthed inside and around the tower. They are the decorated parts of  Champa tiles, debris of terra-cotta utensils and many undamaged tiles in the leaf shape.

These objects were transferred to My Son Management Board of Relics and Tourism for protection, public display and research.