"Giarai Tomb" Museum of Ethnology Tip by Willettsworld

Museum of Ethnology, Hanoi: 43 reviews and 119 photos

This rather eyebrow raising structure comes from Gia Lai province. The large wooden figures encircling the tomb are intended to accompany the dead into the afterlife. Sexually explicit carvings and those of pregnant women are symbols of fertility.

Address: Nguy?n V?n Huyên, Ngh?a ?ô, C?u Gi?y,
Phone: +84 4 3756 2193
Website: http://www.vme.org.vn/home/

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  • Written May 15, 2010
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