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Funeral ceremony at Wat Chai Mong Khon, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Scans of slides taken by Peter Kunstadter in October 1966. Rolls 524, 525.

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Detailed description of image contents: Roll 524: funeral ceremony for drowned man; ceremony held in temple because the death was unnatural; musicians play throughout; four young boys (relatives of deceased) temporarilly inducted into monkhood for one day in order to make merit (significance?) for the dead man. Roll 525: Funeral ceremony continued; coffin processed to cremation grounds on outskirts of town; women pull the wagon; young boys temporarilly elevated to monkhood sit in front of the wagon; fire lighted by sandalwood torches.

Topics: Northern Thailand
Year: 1966
OAI identifier: oai:digital.lib.washington.edu:1773/20055
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