Jataka Terra Cotta Tiles at Dhammayazika Pagoda in Bagan, Myanmar
BAGAN, MYANMAR--The Dhammayazika Pagoda (also Dhamma-ya-ka Zedi) is a Buddhist temple located in the village of Pwasaw, in the southern section of the Bagan plain, in Myanmar. It was built in 1196 during the reign of King Narapatisithu. The pagoda is circular in design, and is made of brick. Its three terraces contain terra cotta tiles illustrating scenes from the Jataka, and it is now convered with a large gold umbrella dome.
- Jataka Terra Cotta Tiles at Dhammayazika Pagoda in Bagan, Myanmar (2791006060907).tif
- © David Coleman
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Asia Bagan Bagan Archaeological Zone Bagan Archeological Zone Buddhist Temple Buddhist architecture Burma Dhamma-ya-ka Zedi Dhammayazika Pagoda Jataka Mandalay Region Myanmar Republic of the Union of Myanmar Southeast Asia Upper Burma architectural architecture buddhism building edifice edifices pagan pagoda place of worship religious building shrine structures temple terra cotta tiles
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