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  Queen Chamadevi Statue

 

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Statue of Queen Chamadevi (fig.) in Wihaan Phra Lawo, i.e. one of several wihaan located within the compound of Wat Phrathat Haripunchai (fig.) in Lamphun. The wihaan is named after the kingdom of Lawo, i.e. Lavo which is now called Lopburi, to whose king Chamadevi's was married. Born in 633 AD, she became the first ruler of the Mon city of Haripunchai, then part of the 7th Century Dvaravati Kingdom.