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Photographs in 2004 High Tibet Welfare Expedition (HTWE)

A view of the level walkway below the summit. A coherent wall fragment. Terracing in the upper sector. Funerary structure FS3 in the upper sector. A view of twin funerary structures FS1 in the upper sector. The lower sector dispersion. Structural vestiges of the lower sector. Upright slab wall fragments, funerary structure FS1.
Funerary structure FS10. Funerary structure FS5. Dokhang (<i>rdo khang</i>) South. Note the niches and in situ corbelling. Dokhang (<i>rdo khang</i>) North. Dokhang (<i>rdo khang</i>) South. The cave site. The site, taken from nearly the same perspective as George Roerich used for his 1928 photograph of the site. Mönpé Doring (<i>mon pa’i rdo ring</i>).
Another view of the structure. A freestanding wall fragment. The site’s stone and adobe block carcass. A level 3 structure. Level 1 structures. The interior face of the freestanding wall fragment. The interior of the structure. The southwest face of the summit edifice with its extremely high revetment.
A rounded corner of the outward projecting revetment of the summit edifice. The interior of the summit edifice. The southwest and southeast faces of the summit edifice. Note the triangular loopholes in the adobe-block superstructure. South summit complex structures plunging down from the ridge-top, Khar Barma (<i>mkhar bar ma</i>). Remnants of tenpa chidar (<i>bstan pa phyi dar</i>) period frescos in the south summit complex of Khar Barma (<i>mkhar bar ma</i>). The sandstone carcass below Khar Barma (<i>mkhar bar ma</i>). In the background is the settlement and monastery of Toding (<i>mtho lding</i>). The south summit complex of Khar Okma (<i>mkhar ’og ma</i>) . The façade of a cave on the lower slopes below the castle. Note the herringbone courses of masonry in this structure.

2004 High Tibet Welfare Expedition (HTWE) in Topic