Experts in restoring the actual beauty of Ham Huong in history, the results are completely different from everyone’s long-standing imagination.

In the movie Hoan Chau distanceAlthough only a supporting character, Princess Ham Huong of Hoi Cuong is one of the roles that left the most impressions in the audience’s hearts. Described as a beautiful woman, Ham Huong is a princess who was forced to marry the Qing Dynasty Qianlong for political purposes. However, she made the Emperor fall in love from the moment she met her because of her excessively beautiful beauty.

Ham Huong is the idol of a whole generation of Asian audiences

The most special thing about Ham Huong is the natural sweet scent emanating from the body. Wherever she goes, the seductive fragrance spreads there, attracting many bees and butterflies to gather. It is also because of this strange scent that many times running away with lovers Mong Dan and Ham Huong have been discovered.

Beauty Ham Huong is played by the late actress Luu Dan in Hoan Chau distance has left a deep impression in the imagination of many generations. So in historical reality, does this woman make people so emotional?

Experts in restoring the actual beauty of Ham Huong in history, the results are completely different from everyone's long-held imagination - Photo 2.
Experts in restoring the actual beauty of Ham Huong in history, the results are completely different from everyone's long-held imagination - Photo 3.

Luu Dan’s Ham Huong is said to be too perfect, becoming an irreplaceable wall

According to author Quynh Dao, the character Ham Huong was built based on a real concubine of Qian Long, Dung Phi, also known as Huong Phi. She is a person came from the Uighur clan and was also married to the Qing Emperor in his twenties for political reasons. But unlike Ham Huong in the movie, she has a happy marriage with Qian Long and is loved with all her heart. You can’t afford it build their own magnificent palace, are allowed to wear their own national costumes in the palace. She is also recorded by history books as beautiful and talented in singing and dancing.

However, the details that give off a strange fragrance are said to be just a fiction for posterity. Dung Phi got sick and died at the age of 55. After her death, she was buried in her hometown of Khach Thap (Kashgar) and buried in the family mausoleum – Apak Khoja’s mausoleum.

Dung Phi’s true face can be seen through a portrait that has been passed down by a French artist named Castiglione. In the picture, Dung Phi appears as a dignified, gentle and indeed very beautiful woman. However, this painting was painted about 2 centuries after the death of Dung, so the accuracy cannot be 100% guaranteed, but it may still be fictional and based on descriptions of later people.

Experts in restoring the actual beauty of Ham Huong in history, the results are completely different from everyone's long-held imagination - Photo 4.

Consort Dung’s portrait was found hanging in the Forbidden City

To find the answer to the real beauty of Dung Phi, Chinese archaeologists have carried out a feat of reconstruction project. Her image was restored from the excavation of the tomb’s remains, combined with the portrait that was handed down and also the historical descriptions with high authenticity. And the final result of Dung Phi’s face – Ham Huong’s prototype surprised many people.

Experts in restoring the actual beauty of Ham Huong in history, the results are completely different from everyone's long-held imagination - Photo 5.
Experts in restoring the actual beauty of Ham Huong in history, the results are completely different from everyone's long-held imagination - Photo 6.

The photo of Dung Phi has many similarities with actor Ly Bang Bang

Many people have commented that the restored image of Dung Phi looks very much like a famous female star in modern times, but not Luu Dan but Ly Bang Bang. Her beauty is also characteristic of the Uighur ethnic group, not like the Han people. Besides, the portrait of the French painter also depicts this concubine quite accurately. The beauty of Dung Phi – Ham Huong can be said to be really beautiful, so it is not surprising that she is so favored by Emperor Qian Long.

Source: Sohu

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