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RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

  

 

 

  Bac De Tran Vo

 

Vietnam

Statue of Bac De Tran Vo, the Vietnamese god of weather and Emperor of the North (fig.) in Den Quan Thanh, a den in Hanoi (fig.), i.e. a temple dedicated to a deified hero. He is depicted with one foot on a tortoise and holding a sword with a snake entwined on its blade.