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Danang Museum of Cham Sculpture

Ganesha

GANESHA Tower E5, My Son, Quang Nam | 7th centuries | Sandstone | In the Hindu mythology, Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati is the God of Fortune, Knowledge and Literature and. He is among the most ancient deities of…

Gajasimha

GAJASIMHA Thap Mam, Binh Dinh | 12th century | Sandstone | Gajasimha has an elephant's head and a lion's body. In Indian mythology, an elephant's head often symbolized the wisdom and power of a god and the lion body represented the…

Dragon

DRAGON Thap Mam, Binh Dinh | 12th century | Sandstone | Dragon is the symbol of kingship in many Oriental countries. The statue may be a combination of a dragon and Makara, a mythological Hindu sea creature. The dragon is in…

Thap Mam Altar

THAP MAM ALTAR Thap Mam, Binh Dinh | 12th century | Sandstone | The Altar was excavated in 1934. Two lions and two Garuda birds are represented in a four-corner support position. The four sides of the altar sharing the same decoration…

Garuda

GARUDA Thap Mam, Binh Dinh | 12th Century | Sandstone | In Hindu mythology, Garuda is the vehicle of the Hindu God Vishnu and also symbolizes the sun, the air and the fire. Naga is the icon of earth and water. Legend told that these…

Thap Mam Gallery

THAP MAM GALLERY Thap Mam is the name of a Champa ruins located in Nhon Thanh commune, An Nhon district, Binh Dinh province. A large-scale excavation was conducted at this site in 1934, discovering the foundations of a complex of towers…

The Guardians

THE GUARDIANS Dong Duong, Thang Binh, Quang Nam | Late 9th – Early 10th centuries | Sandstone | and Typically placed as a pair in front of the entrance to a rampart, these are the largest sized sculptures and are also considered…
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