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The Western Gate of Lhasa with flooded foreground, seen from the west. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 2001.35.318.1

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Resource #: 69640 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

Location: Drakgo Karni, Marpori, Lingkor, Tsekor


by Jessica O'Leary

The Western Gate of Lhasa, Bargo Kakling (bar sgo bkag gling), as seen from the northwest. The gate is comprised of three reliquary monuments, or chöten (mchod rten, Sanskrit stūpa). The foot of Marpori (dmar po ri) can be seen to the left, while reflection of the gate can be seen in the flooded foreground.

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Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 02/Sep/1936

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