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Donor Name:
Government Of Vietnam  Search this
Object Type:
Plaque
Place:
Vietnam, Asia
Accession Date:
1962-Aug-07
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
From card: "Heavy 2 cm thick concrete, molded on front into an elaborate design of a ceremonial procession of the "Sisters Trung", together on elephant back, protected by huge umbrella and surrounded by many attendents at different functions. Six Chinese character inscription on right side."
Vũ Đường Luân (friend of visiting researcher Yuko Kikuchi) translated the label attached to the back of this object: "This decorative plaque was originated from an exhibition in Saigon in 1957. It was made by a sculptor in Binh Duong named Ngo Van Yen and was born in 1915. This content of this piece was about Two Sisters who led an uprising against Chinese domination during AD.40-43. The second and the third column has the size of piece and the price which it was bought (9000 dong)"
Record Last Modified:
8 Feb 2018
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
244852
USNM Number:
E400749-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8429634