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  pyit taing daung (in architecture)

 

Myanmar

Pyit taing daung, the egg-shaped doll in Myanmar, is also found in architecture, represented in stone as a figure that stands as a symbol for those who are always hardworking, but fail to gain proper achievement. This one, fashioned in the form of Zaigi (fig.), stands at the bank of the Irrawaddy River in Pagan.

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