Home Art Books Perspective Art News Calendar Art Links About Us
Find more books...
Search above for all categories of Art and Culture books we offer

Looking for books?
Write us...

Customer Login

vietnam paintings drawings

ethnic minorities, daily news updates, gallery links

Vietnam Art Books

Vietnamese Art News, Events, exhibitions

photography, paintings, drawings


Numerous decorative bricks found in northern pagoda (September 06, 2004)

Archaeologists have found a great number of decorative bricks at Buddhist monks Vu Khac Truong and Vu Khac Minh's dwellings in the Dau pagoda in northern Ha Tay province.

Six bricks, including two patterned ones, were discovered at Buddhist monk Truong's dwelling.

At the other hermitage, archaeologists found 600 bricks, which are 41cm long, 17cm wide and 15cm high each, with lots of different decorative patterns and 55 tiles patterned with lotus and chrysanthemum flowers, clouds and 12 animal designs.

Bricks decorated with dragons are thought to date back to the Mac dynasty in the 16th century and others with lotus shaped lamp supports, to the Le dynasty in the 15th-16th centuries.

Reprinted with permission from Nhan Dan Newspaper


Be the first to leave a comment here!

Printer Friendly Version Printer Friendly Version        Email a friend Send this to a Friend

Vietnamese Art News, Events, exhibitions

# 663 E - Vietnamese Painting - From Tradition to Modernity

Vietnamese Painting by Corinne de Ménonville

#722 - Lebadang Spaces
 Vietnamese art, culture and people

#335 - Dinh Quan Lacquer Paintings

 Dinh Quan Lacquer Paintings

#107E - 100 Vietnamese Painters and Sculptors of the 20th Century
Special Offer

100 Vietnamese Painters and Sculptors of the 20th Century

#114 - VietNam Ceramics
Special Offer

photography, paintings, drawings

# 105 - Vietnamese Contemporary Art
Special Offer

Vietnamese Contemporary Art

#208 - Bui Xuan Phai - The life and works

 Vietnam Art Book

#346 - Vietnam's Award Winning Photography
Special Offer

Vietnam's Award Winning Photography

#401 - The Flower Bo-Nga-Cho-Re Hoa Bo-Nga-Cho-Re

Vietnam Art Books

#628 - Asian Art & Culture - Viet Nam

Asian Art & Culture - Viet Nam

culture and people, Art book
Ethnic minorities