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  mah kahn kluay

 

Thailand

The two boys on the left in this fresco, are straddling an imaginary horse, that is represented by a banana stem, held between their legs (fig.). This traditional children's game is known as mah kahn kluay and has been around for many generations, proofs also this ancient mural at Wat Poh.

See also POSTAGE STAMPS (1), (2) and (3).