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Second War in 1852; its final transfer to Mandalay in 1884 by the Third War in the following year. Eindawya, built by Pagan Min in 1847, conspicuous merit; Menaung Yawana, built in 1881, may commemorate King Thebaw. The Atumashi, or Incomparable, a large and beautiful temple covered with wThite stucco, enshrining a great image of the Buddha, wTas destioyed by fire in 1890. Paya-ni, the Red Pagoda, dates from 1092. Attached to it are two
Fig. 76. Queens' Monastery, Mandalay.
images, Naungdaw and Nyidaw, of the time of Anawrata. In its present form, Shwekyimyin dates only from 1852 but was superimposed on an old pagoda of 1104. It covers a great brazen image of Gaudama as well as other sacred images, notably one, Shwelinbin, representing Gaudama in royal robes, said to have been moved from capital to capital since the time of King Narapati-sithu of Pagan (nth century). A small nameless pagoda was built by Shinbome, a famous beauty, who, with the necessary varia-