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[The thirty-seven nats] 3. Hnamádawgyí nat. 4. Shwe Nabé nat.

Image ID: 75352

[The thirty-seven nats] 3. Hnamádawgyí nat. 4. Shwe Nabé nat. (1906)

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Image Title

:  [The thirty-seven nats] 3. Hnamádawgyí nat. 4. Shwe Nabé nat.

Additional Name(s)

: Griggs, William, 1832-1911 -- Printer Of plates
Temple, Richard Carnac, Sir, 1850-1931 -- Writer of accompanying material


: chromolithograph

Item Physical Description

: Two images on one 37.5 x 26.5 cm page. (Coloured)


: [2] opp.p. I


: No. 3. Hnamádawgyí Nat, also known as Shwé Myet-hná Nat, or Golden-cheeks, and Taung-gyí Shin Nat. When Mà Sawmè, as Queen Thíriwundá, heard that her brother was being burnt in the jasmine tree, she rushed into the fire, and all the king could save of her was her head. After death, she and her brother lived in the jasmine (michelia champaca) as Nats at Tagaung, where they did much harm to the people. So the king had the tree felled and thr ....
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: The thirty-seven nats, a phase of spirit-worship prevailing in Burma, by Sir R. C. Temple. With full-page and other illustrations.

Source Description

: vi, 71 p. illus. (part col.) plates (part col.) 2 maps. 38 cm


: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Asian and Middle Eastern Division

Catalog Call Number

: *OY++ (Temple, R.C. Thirty-seven nats) (Locked Cage)

Digital ID

: 75352

Record ID

: 131149

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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