Tibetan and Himalayan Library - THL

THL Title Text
by John Vincent Bellezza
Edited by Geoffrey Barstow, Mickey Stockwell and Michael White
Tibetan & Himalayan Library
Published under the THL Digital Text License.

Site elements

From east to west, the cubic tombs of Tsamé Gösa MöndurRtswa med god sa mon dur have the following dimensions and characteristics.

  1. Funerary structure FS1: (1.8 m by 2.2 m by 50 cm [height]).
  2. Funerary structure FS2: (3 m by 2.3 m by 1.2 m). The base of the central depository (reliquary) is intact (1 m by 50 cm by 50 cm [deep]). The central depository is partially filled with earth and stones.
  3. Funerary structure FS3: (2.4 m by 2.8 m by 70 cm).
  4. Funerary structure FS4: (3 m by 2.4 m by 1 m). Its central depository has been gutted.
  5. Funerary structure FS5: 2.3 m by 2.4 m by 1. 2m). A small portion of its central depository is intact.
  6. Funerary structure FS6: (2 m by 2 m by 60 cm). FS6 is situated roughly 100 m east of FS5.
  7. Funerary structure FS7 (1.9 m by 2 m by 40 cm).
  8. On the steep, south flanks of the ridge, below the funerary site, a lone animal petroglyph was documented. Dating to the prehistoric epoch, this animal composition resembling a butting yak was carved on a piece of talus.

Note Citation for Page

John Vincent Bellezza, (Charlottesville, VA: Tibetan & Himalayan Library, 2010), .

Bibliographic Citation

John Vincent Bellezza. . Charlottesville, VA: Tibetan & Himalayan Library, 2010.