Old Bagan – Tharabar Gate Shrine Keeper

This man’s job was to mind the shrines at the gate of the city wall of Old Bagan.  I’m not sure what that entailed but I would imagine it is to keep them clean and harvest the offerings that are left there daily. (also spelled Tharabha Gate on maps)

Smoking Shrine Keeper

Smoking Shrine Keeper

 

One of the pair of guardian "nats" for the gate of Old Bagan's city wall.

One of the pair of guardian “nats” for the gate of Old Bagan’s city wall.

 

Tharabar Gate "nat" or guardian.  Known together as "Lords of the High Mountain"

Tharabar Gate “nat” or guardian. Known together as “Lords of the High Mountain”