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  hti (as finial on pagoda)

 

Myanmar

A former hti, i.e. the tiered and ornamented finial in the form of a lacy umbrella, that used to crown the spire of of Shwezigon Phaya in Bagan (fig.). When it was replaced with a newer version, this one was placed in a shrine.

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