Statue of Srongtsan gampo at Gyama

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2001. (Print)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



East Kyichu Valley Region > Gyama

Accession number


Image Dimensions

120 x 105 mm

Statue of Srongtsan gampo at Gyama (rgya ma) in the East Kyichu Valley region. The statue is dressed in brocade robes and two smaller images, that of his two wives, can be seen to his side and behind him. In front of the statue there is a row of metal bowls containing water offerings and on the left there is a large stand for insense sticks. Also there is a butter lamp in front of the statue and white katag scarves hanging on a line on the right of the image. Scroll paintings can be seen in the background.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print silver , Enlargement

Date Acquired

Donated August 2001

Donated by

The executors of the estate of Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh E. Richardson

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Statue of Srongtsan gampo at Gyama " 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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