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Main entrance to Zhöl village and Potala. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.286.313

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Resource #: 69540 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

Location: Potala Palace, Zhunggo, Red Palace, White Palace, Zhöl


by Jessica O'Leary

The main entrance (gzhung sgo) to Zhöl (zhol) village and the Potala, outside the south side of Zhöl. People stand near the entrance watching the photographer. An awning covering a table can be seen to the left of the gate, and vessels line the wall on the bottom right of the image. The Potala can be seen above the wall in the background.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 1920-1921

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