Photos of Southeast Asia - scroll down to view photos with descriptions
From HOMEPAGE/Yale University Southeast Asia Studies


Mekhong River at dawn
Mekhong River with a backdrop of evergreen
mountains.
Teerapole Vongput
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Angkor Wat
Distinctive pinecone towers of Angkor Wat, Cambodia.
The temples of Angkor date from 879-1191AD, built
at the height of the Khmer civilization.
Ann Okerson, Yale University Associate Librarian
1999 Travelogue
www.library.yale.edu/~okerson/cambodia.html
 

Ramayana Dancers
Classical dancers of Thailand performic the epic
Ramakien story.
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The Achana
A sizable Buddha image named 'Phra Achana'
resides in a roofless hall of Si Chum Temple.
14th-16th century AD, Sukhothai, Thailand
Tossaporn Nisthanon
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Lotus
Quang Phu Van,  photos from Vietnam

www.yale.edu/vietnamese/photos.htm



Petronas Towers
Tallest twin towers in the world, located in Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia.  Designed by Cesar Pelli to resemble motifs
found in Islamic art, a reflection of Malaysia's Muslim religion.
Occupied by the Petronas Company, Boeing, IBM,
Al Jazeera English, Reuters and others.



 Temple of the town
 An assembly hall of Wat Xiang Thong, Luang Prabang
nestled on the highlands of Lao
Teerapole Vongput
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Drama mask topeng of Sekarcaci, a character
from an as-yet unidentified wayang topeng dance drama.
Central Java, Indonesia, ca. 1880 A.D.
Photo by James Balodimas and Julie Pitzen
© 1994, The Field Museum #A105143_36119
http://www.fmnh.org/exhibits/exhibit_sites/javamask/Javamask.htm
 


Ancient site of Bagan (Myanmar/Burma) at sunrise.
Many hundreds of Buddhist stupas cover the
plains around Bagan, remains of the thousands of
temples and pagodas built during 11th-13th centuries A.D..
Avi Black: Travels of a Teacher in Southeast Asia:1998-1999
© 1999 by Avi Black
http://members.tripod.com/kebyar/burmahome.htm
 


Market
Quang Phu Van,  photos from Vietnam
www.yale.edu/vietnamese/photos.htm