Dragon and Elephant Statue at Abeyadana Temple in Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)
BAGAN, MYANMAR--A restored statue of a dragon on top of an elephant on the roof of Abeyadana Temple. Located just south of Myinkaba Village in the Bagan Archeological Zone, Apeyadana Temple is named after Apeyadana, an 11th century chief queen consort of King Kyansittha of the Pagan Dynasty of Burma (Myanmar) and maternal grandmother of King Sithu I of Pagan. As with most Burmese names, it is transliterated into English in various ways. Other variations include Ape-ya-da-na, Ape-Yadana-Phaya, and Abeyadana. To license and download this image, please click on the shopping cart icon above.
- Dragon and Elephant Statue at Abeyadana Temple in Bagan, Myanmar (Burma) (Copyright David Coleman)-007.tif
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