metal statue of a kho me goddess - deity - vietnam

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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
November 2, 2005

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.