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  Suriyapop

 

Thailand

Suriyapop is one of the 12 giants, set up in 6 pairs, that guard the entrances in the enclosure of the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, i.e. Wat Phra Kaew in Bangkok, where he is erected in pair with Indrachit (fig.). From a distance he resembles the yak Totsakiriton (fig.).

See LIST OF RAMAKIEN CHARACTERS.

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