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  Phiphek

 

Thailand

A khon mask of Phiphek, a yak character from the Ramakien. A younger brother of Totsakan, he is likewise portrayed with a green complexion (fig.). He typically wears a golden crown with a bulbous tip, that is decorated with small pieces of blue mirrored glass. Phiphek is very similar in appearance to Mahothon (fig.).

See also LIST OF RAMAKIEN CHARACTERS and POSTAGE STAMP.