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Photographs in 2004 High Tibet Welfare Expedition (HTWE)

The north side of the summit complex. The interior of the north end of the summit complex. Remnants of summit structures. The devastated remains of funerary structure FS8. Funerary structure FS9. The largest structure of funerary structure FS14. The highly disturbed funerary structure FS5 dispersion. A test trench dug by grave robbers at funerary structure FS6.
A test trench recently dug at funerary structure FS10. Funerary structure FS2. Note the extremely prominent upright slab in the foreground. Funerary structure FS1. Funerary structure FS4. Note the two slabs running perpendicular to one another in the middle of the structure. These are the remains of an interior structural element. Funerary structure FS3. A recent excavation carried out at funerary structure FS4. Funerary structure FS3. The rocks in the foreground were recently piled up. A structure deeply set into the ground on the east side of the summit complex.
Funerary structure FS1. On top of the isolated conical hill in the background is Khargok Dorjé Yudrönma (<i>mkhar gog rdo rje g.yu sgron ma</i>) (A-124). Funerary structure FS1 (foreground), funerary structure FS2 (background). In the valley bottom is the agrarian village of Demchok (<i>bde mchog</i>). The extensive castle ruins. A portion of the castle dispersion. North rim structures at the castle site. Ruined structures on the summit. The single pillar and enclosure. The site’s whimsically-shaped pillar.
The site’s inclined pillar. Two intact niches in the rear/upper wall of the structure. The south and west sides of the structure. The remains of the cubic ceremonial structure. The site’s three pillars. The east and south sides of the site. Note the white chöten (<i>mchod rten</i>)-like tsatsa (<i>tshwa tshwa</i>) receptacle in the background. Long-stone DR2 and the dislodged pillar beside it. Long-stone DR3 and the two dislodged pillars in close proximity.

2004 High Tibet Welfare Expedition (HTWE) in Topic