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  prasat hin

 

Thailand

Prasat hin is the Cambodian term for a stone palace of a king or god, in which the tower represents mount Meru, both in religious and secular context. The term means ‘a stone ornamental structure with a needle-like spire’. It also appears in the name of such buildings.

See POSTAGE STAMPS (1) and (2).