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Largest of Buddha statues (181 ft) - the Teacher finding Peace in Death - Pegu, Burma

Stereoscopic pair of photographs taken by
Underwood & Underwood in c.1900 of the Shwethalyaung Image, a
monumental reclining Buddha sculpture, at Pegu (Bago) in Burma
(Myanmar). The Shwethalyaung image is the most venerated of the
large-scale Buddha sculptures in Burma. It dates from 994 AD, in
the reign of the Mon king Migadepa II, and is 55 metres (180 ft)
long and 16 metres (52 ft) high. It had…