metal statue of a kho me goddess - deity - vietnam


Golden statue of a goddess in a temple (Saigon, Vietnam)

Can anyone identify this deity?

From what I heard, this belongs to a religion of the "Kho Me" people (one of the ethnic minorities of Vietnam).­

brass female goddess golden color khmer krom kho-me metal sculpture statue temple woman

Photos from of my 30-day trip around Vietnam in November 2005.­

You can also check these smaller selections of photos on selected subjects:

- Tribe people of Vietnam: A selection of my best photos of Tribe people from Northern Vietnam.­

- Markets of Vietnam.

- Tiết canh (raw blood soup).

- Road construction in Vietnam.

- Spaying a piglet.