Drawings dating from the 16th century reflecting the history of Peru are on display at an exhibition that opened yesterday in Hà Nội.

The ancient knowledge and stories of the Incas including rituals and daily life are introduced through uniqueimages.

The exhibition The Beginning of a History is being held by the National Library of Việt Nam and the Peruvian Embassy on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

The exhibition shows drawings from the book The New Chronicle and Good Government, written by Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala who was born in 1534.

The exhibition will run until May 15 at 31 Tràng Thi Street, Hà Nội.