Our only stop in Danang en route from Hoi An to Hué, the Museum of Cham Sculpture houses the finest collection of Cham sculpture in the world. We were shown round by the very expert, friendly, humorous (and tiny) Mr Louis. Flash photography, understandably, wasn't allowed, so the photos aren't brilliant - strictly for the specialists, this page!
14 photographs - click any one to see an enlargement (Please see the note on the home page about popup blockers).
Magnificent mythical creature
Another imaginary animal: an elephant's head, the...
A garuda (half man, half bird)
The Goddess Lakshmi above a frieze
A linga on a circular base decorated with breasts
One of several gods on top of altars
Corner of a finely carved pedestal
A many-armed god on top of an altar
A god - Vishnu? - being transported by a mythical...
Another rendition of the same god and creature?
An enormous decorated linga and yoni
A many-armed god, elephants, etc.
A carved pedestal - altar? coffin?