Tibetan and Himalayan Library - THL

THL Title Text

Zhöl pillar, Doring Chima, with part of Potala in background. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.285.352.2

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Resource #: 69600 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

Location: Potala Palace, Red Palace, F55358, F55485, White Palace


by Jessica O'Leary

The outer Zhöl pillar, Doring Chima (rdo ring phyi ma), with an inscription visible on the upper portion of its southern face. The Chinese-style roof of one of the two Khangser (khang ser) buildings flanking the pillar can be seen in the bottom of the image, with part of the Potala in the background.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 1920-1921

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