Tue , Aug 08, 2017
Ending the travelling exhibition titled “From River Source to Sea: Vestiges of Champa Culture in the Quang Region” to the venues in the region of Quang Nam, and exhibiting continuously to other venues in the region of Da Nang City
Saturday, 09/05/2015 - 04:59 AM
The exhibition to three venues - Lady Thu Bon mausoleum, Lady Phuong Chao mausoleum and My Son village during the time from March 30th to May, 2nd 2015 had received the supports from the local communities and authorities, also left ...
INDIAN EXPERTS HAD A WORKING VISIT TO THE MY SON SANCTUARY
Friday, 08/05/2015 - 01:13 PM
In the cultural cooperation program between Viet Nam and India, on the morning of April 16th, 2015, Indian experts, included Dr. Rakesh Tewari – Director General of The Archeological Survey of India, Mr. Janhwij Sharma – Director of Conservation of ...
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The restoration phares
THE RESTORATION PHASES
      
      Since M.C Paris discovered My Son Relics Complex in 1898, a group of French scientists leading by Henri Parmentier cooperated with Charles Carpeaux at  French École française d'Extrême-Orient(EFEO) have carried out a  project of explorating and researching the Relics from February 3rd , 1904. The architectual works was distributed scatteredly, in a valley roughly two kilometres wide between two mountain ranges , located quite far from the near residential.
The archeologists  concentratedly made  an  effort into the West of the Relics where a large number of achitectures ( the relic groups such as B, C and D categorized by Parmentier later) gathered first, then they started their work in group A, E, and F....
 

 
     The result of surveys carried by Henri Parmentier at this Relics  was announced in 1909 and published in the In-ventaire des monuments čams de l’Annam publication.
     From 1937 to 1944, French École française d'Extrême-Orient(EFEO) restored the towers belong to A, B,C,D groups. A dam built in 1939 to move the current of th large stream to ensafe for the A tower complex but destroyed by a big flood in 1946.
 

Architects Kazimierz Kwiatkowski (Kazik)

     The researching works here  over 40 years was interupted after this phase . It was not until 1980 that  the Vietnam-Poland Bilateral Restoring Project leading by Kazimierz Kwiatkowski restarted.
     Kazimierz Kwiatkowski worked with a group of  relic experts , architects, construction engineers, photogrammetry technical experts and archeological ones, ect... In  the side of Vietnamese reseaching group leading by the architect Hoang Dao Kinh, included other architects, engineers, archeological experts and graphics technician. During the years from 1980 to 1986, VietNamese-Polish group performed the following works:
- Archeological examining My Son Relics Complex and obligatory restorating interferences as well as technical reinforcing to tower- temple in the Relics.
- Researching about the constructing technology of the Cham architecture at the labs at Warsaw and Torun.
- Brightening   and refixing the floor of the towers and temples belong to Group A, B , C and D( collecting work included gathering thousands of stone and rock cubics, filling in the bom holes and picking up  grass and bush that rooting deeply into the brick scuptures.
- Cleaning up and collecting thousands of old brick found in pile of ruins, then categorizing the brick to reuse.
- Cleaning up and gathering the decorating patterns with burned earth or rock, locating its origin providing  for later repositioning. The patterns which could not locate its origininal position kept back and displayed in relic section.
- Urgent reinforcing the towers and other  architectural remains , using modern technology solutions.
- Reconstructing the base of flattened architecture( at C Group) from the remaining parts to maintain present traces in the overall architecture of B, C, and D Group. The reusing work of old bricks and cement aims to reveal the parts that restored and avoilds confusing with original architecture. The decorating patterns were relocated into where its  original position defined.
- In some cases, basing on reliable scienctific evidences, the experts would let themself recover some relics limitedly. However, the caution in international restoration rules would make them unable to counterfeit delibrately the lost details. Instead, they considered to show the restorating components with the methods that later generations are able to differentiate between the restoring part and the original ones.
 
Restored tower G1

     Two D1 and D2 tower and temple were very suitable for the purpose of displaying the decorating parts of towers and temples. These details were which scattered and gathered. Futhermore, in the late of 1980s and early of 1990s, the architect.
     Kwiat-kowski used another sponsor source to carry out surveys of Tower-Temple belong E group, drafting the restoration project and operating recovery a small part of the relics complex.
     Ater more than 10 years of reinforcing and restoring, My Son relics had its original appearance partially as we can see nowadays.
      Geographic Information Systems (GIS) programme for My Son Relics  incoordinated with Lerici Foundation through by Unesco, Unesco-Việt Nam- Italia tri-bilateral cooperation project about" Presentation and training the international standards in My Son G- Temple  Restoration" underwent three phases of restoring and promoting from 2003 up to now and expected to complete the works in 2013 with total funding of over 1,3USD. The project has contributed importantly to reinforcing against degrading the relics and step by step reshape the G- Temple Group, stimultaneously find out the alternative materials for the restoration of Cham Tower in general. Together with that success was researching in producing successfully the bricks equivalent to ancient Cham ones. Parrell with Italian expert coodination, The Relics Museum started the project in restoring the E7 Tower in June, 2011 and expected to finish in early of 2013.
In 2001:The bottom of The stream was excavated  and discovered a lot of stones.
In 2002: Many traffic projects carried out , constructed the bridges and the road from Khe Thẻ into the Relics.
In the late of 2002: F Tower groups was revealed by excavating.
- The bottom of The Stream was excavated the second time in 2005 and discovered several traces of the base of the architecture in the East of D tower Group dating earlier than the others of present D Group.
The My Son Display House was built at the entrance complex in 2005. This was the modern housing complex built from non-funding capital sources of Japanese Goverment through JICA organization, aimed to provide information, introduce overally about Mỹ Sơn. Lastly, it also contributed to make My Son images to public, enhanced people's knowledge.

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