Lost Footsteps
Lost Footsteps
The Shwethalyaung Buddha at Pegu (now Bago) in 1881

The Shwethalyaung Buddha at Pegu (now Bago) in 1881

မြန်မာဘာသာဖြင့် ဖတ်ရန်

The Buddha image which is believed to be several centuries old, was 'lost'i in 1757 after Alaungpaya's sack and abandonment of the Mon capital Pegu. It was discovered in 1880 in what had become jungle and restored the following year.

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