Spirit Houses

Miniature houses in which guardian spirits are invited to live, usually set on wooden posts in house compounds or adjacent to other buildings; common in Thailand.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
21951
Names
spirit houses
spirit house
houses, spirit
spirit dwellings
spirit shrines
geestenhuizen Dutch
geestenhuis Dutch
geestenhuisje Dutch
geestenhuisjes Dutch
casa de espíritus Spanish
casas de espíritus Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300195504. The J. Paul Getty Trust.