Phu Tho receives wooden printing blocks

Authorities in the northern province of Phu Tho on Tuesday received a collection of wooden printing blocks featuring the origin of Vietnamese people believed to be carved under the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) from the leaders of the National Archives Department. This is the first-ever printing blocks collection of its kind that has been handed to the province, home to a complex of temples dedicated to the Hung kings. The 36.5x20cm blocks contain Han or Nom (Vietnamese demotic characters … [Read more...]