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An older style chöten above Paro Valley.

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Resource #: 69763 (URL for reference)

Collections: Ariana Maki Collection, Bhutan Collection (Maki)


by Ariana Maki

Bhutanese chöten are most often square in shape, and older types have wooden framing elements breaking up the red striped area known as kemar. Later chöten, like those that flank the older one here, have solid red bands with inset niches, and lack the wooden elements.

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Resource type: Image

Photographer: Ariana Maki

Quality Type: Good

Photograph Date: 20/Jun/2015

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