VietNamNet Bridge - Nearly 200 documents and precious historical artifacts about Buddhism were recently displayed at the exhibition "Cultural Heritage of Buddhism in Vietnam" in Hanoi. Included in the exhibits were:
A stone Buddha statue belonging to the Oc Eo culture, 6th and 7th centuries, excavated in Tra Vinh Province.
Wooden Buddha statue of Oc Eo culture, 4th-6th centuries.
Buddha head statue made of sandstone of Champa culture, 9th century, excavated in Thang Binh , Quang Nam province.
Clay Buddhist stupa, Dinh - Tien Le Dynasties, 10th-11th centuries, discovered in Vinh Phuc Province and Thang Long Citadel, Hanoi.
Kinnari angel statue made of sandstone, decorative item at the Phat Tich Temple in Bac Ninh Province, Ly Dynasty, 1066.
Monkey statues made of sandstone from the Ly Dynasty (12th century), found in Y Yen, Nam Dinh.
Column pedestal at Phat Tich Temple, Ly Dynasty, 1057.
Dragon-shaped handle on the bell at Van Ban Temple, in Do Son, Hai Phong from the Tran Dynasty, 13th-14th centuries.
Lotus-shaped lamp made of ceramic, Ly Dynasty, 11th – 13th centuries.
Buddhist stupa made of terracotta, Tran Dynasty, 13th – 14th centuries.
Prayer-book woodprint, 15th century, found in Hoai Duc district, Hanoi.
Wooden Guan Yin Bodhisattva statue, 16th century.
Wooden Shakyamuni Buddha statue, 17th-18th century, found at Chem temple, Tu Liem district, Hanoi.
Lotus-shaped incense burner, Le Trung Hung Dynasty (1705 - 1719), product of Bat Trang pottery village, Hanoi.
Wooden Shakyamuni Buddha born from the lotus statue, Le Trung Hung Dynasty, 17th-18th century.
Wooden bell, Nguyen Dynasty, 19th century.
Wooden Bodhidharma statue, Le Trung Hung Dynasty, 17th-18th century, found in Nghe An Province.
Ceramic colossal statue, Nguyen Dynasty, 19th-20th century.
Wooden newborn Shakyamuni Buddha statue, Nguyen Dynasty, 19th century.
Wooden Shakyamuni Buddha statue, Le Trung Hung Dynasty, 17th-18th century.