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  Mahazedi Pagoda (Bago - Hintha Barge)

 

Myanmar

Prior to the eastern entrance gate to the Mahazedi Pagoda in Bago is a small shrine featuring a Hintha Barge.

 

The concrete replica barge is topped with a bell-shaped stupa, which is accompanied by a tapathi (fig.) standing at the stern of the barge, i.e. the tail of the hintha bird (fig.).

See also THAILAND'S NEIGHBOURS & BEYOND and TRAVEL PICTURES (1) and (2).

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  Mahazedi Pagoda (Bago - Hintha Barge)