Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Mysterious tomb of the Vietnamese kings

In particular, the finding of the mummy of Le Dux Tong was a great discovery that had a great impact on archeology and Vietnamese history.

The mummy of King Le Du Tong The tomb of King Le Du Tong was accidentally discovered in 1958, when a farmer from Bai Trach village (Tho Xuan, Thanh Hoa) broke down suddenly suddenly had to dig a tomb and see inside there is a coffin painted. Because of the war conditions, until April 1964, when the grave was coming out of the ground and the rain was seeping into it, the Institute of Archeology rented a car to carry a heavy tonnage to Hanoi to advance. Laboratory tests. Near the tomb with stele, the inscription reads "Empress Emperor Le Tong Emperor, the wrong king was built on April 25, Minh Mang 21". Lê Dụ Tông was the 11th emperor of the Lê Dynasty. According to the calendar of the dynasty, he inherited the peaceful business, no military training, no water in the country, the court did many things, the full law, the practice can be exhausted. The coffin of King Le Du Tong is made of emerald wood, a kind of precious wood used by kings and mandarins. Beneath the lid of the jacket is a man with a height of 1.49m, but the body is still quite intact. The mummy has black speckled white hair, to be thrown in the back. The statue wearing a gold embroidery embroidery, the face covered with dragon embroidered cloth, there is a longevity with four Buddhist texts in four corners. In addition, in the grave there are a lot of funeral materials such as paper fan, brush, fragrant bag, ... but absolutely no jewelry or other jewelry. In King Le Dax's tomb, a kind of perfumed oil (supposedly pine oil) is used to protect the corpse. This makes the king's flesh and viscera, as well as all the artifacts and statues, full of aroma. The discovery of the mummy of King Le Du Tong is a great discovery that has caused tremors in Vietnamese archeology and history. The mummy was later preserved and displayed at the Vietnam Museum of History. The master responsible for the care of the mummy is Nguyen Thi Huong Thom (Head of the Conservation Department of the Museum). She often had to bathe the mummy and sometimes slept with the king. Later, according to the desires of the Le family, people brought him back to his home country. Some people said that after the date of mummy Le Dux Tong was brought back to their hometown, they still dreamed away his price of playing and said that he liked to be in the Museum than. The ancient tomb of King Le Loi In the 70's of the 20th century, a farmer accidentally found a flat plate in the vast forest next to Vinh Lang (Thanh Hoa) - where is considered the resting place of King Le Thai To. On the stone there is a carved Han text, translated as "Stone Milestone in the West of Vinh Lang". Then a senior cadre of the Institute of Archeology arrived in time and proceeded to dig deep into the stone slab. Suddenly, a trio appeared. Archaeologists then discovered the stone markers marking the east, south and north of the Ly Thai To tomb. The strange thing is that only the place where the ice sheet mark the west landmark is very strange earth color, large trees can not grow. After the study, experts said that this is the real tomb of King Le Loi. According to them, there are many cases where feudal kings in Vietnam and China often build tombs with fake coffins, while the actual graves are placed elsewhere. However, experts are still wondering whether to dig up or not. According to Pham Nhu Ho, the excavation will make the grave impossible to keep the status quo, so badly affect the inside mummy, so so far, the Archaeological Institute has not yet decided to unearth tomb.

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