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South face of Potala from elevated position near the western gate of Lhasa. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.286.38

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Resource #: 69617 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

Location: Potala Palace, Drakgo Karni, Marpori, Red Palace, White Palace, Inner Zhöl, Outer Zhöl


by Jessica O'Leary

The south face of the Potala, looking northeast from an elevated position on Marpori (dmar po ri), near the western gate of Lhasa (bar sgo bkag gling). Zhöl (zhol) village can be seen at the base of the Potala, and mountains are visible in the background.

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Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 1922

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