Stupas

Buddhist relic mounds of earth, brick, or stone, dominated by a hemispherical or bulbous dome set on a square or circular base and topped by a small pavilionlike structure and a spire.

Quick Facts

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272
Names
stupa
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pai t'a
thats
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stoepa's Dutch
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007576. The J. Paul Getty Trust.