Advertisement

India

Updated on: Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 06:18 PM IST

9th century Shivalinga discovered in Vietnam

The Archaeological Survey of India discovers a sandstone monolith in MySon
Shiva linga found in Vietnam | Twitter: Dr. S. Jaishankar

Shiva linga found in Vietnam | Twitter: Dr. S. Jaishankar

Advertisement

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has unearthed a 9th century Shiva Linga in MySon.

MySon is a cluster of partially ruined Hindu temples in central Vietnam. The sandstone monolith was discovered during a conservation project at MySon, which has been recognised as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Minister for External Affairs of India, Dr. S. Jaishankar described this excavation as a great cultural example of India's development friendship in a tweet where he also shared photographs of the ancient Shiva Linga.

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

Advertisement
Published on: Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 06:18 PM IST
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement