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Dragon

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DRAGON

Thap Mam, Binh Dinh | 12th century | Sandstone | [BTC 222]

Rong Bao Tang Dieu Khac Cham Danang Fantasticity Com

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.

Rong Bao Tang Dieu Khac Cham Danang Fantasticity Com 01

The dragon is in adoration, its front legs kneel forward, the hind legs are upwards, wide mouth holding a gem. The statue clearly reflects the cultural interference between Dai Viet and Champa.

References

  1. Official website of Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture: chammuseum.vn
  2. Information points and annotations of artifacts at Danang Museum of Cham Sculpture.
  3. “Vibrancy in Stone – Masterpieces of the Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture”
  4. Information guidebook introducing 20 characteristic artifacts at Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture.
  5. Presentation of tourist destinations in Da Nang.
  6. Web portal of Da Nang city

DANANG CENTER FOR TOURISM PROMOTION

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