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In the architecture as well as in the subjects of some of the stone carvings are many traces of Hindu influence.
The Shittaung temple, with its hundred images of Buddha, the Dakkan-thein, a temple fortress, the An-daw or Tooth-relic Temple, the Ratanabon Pagoda, a quaint structure of the solid cylindrical type, the Lemyethna Temple, the Rata-man-aung Pagoda3
are among the principal shrines. At Vesall, the site of a
Fig. 82. Turtle tank, Arakan Pagoda.
more ancient capital, near Mrohaung, are also interesting relics.
Thayetmyo has ShwemyindinorShwe-sut-taung-byi (the golden shrine of prayers granted) dating from the first century of our era. Shwezettaw (the golden footprint) in Minbu commemorates a visit of Gaudama Buddha. Anawrata is reputed to have built Taung-gyi-swe-daw opposite Pagan and Sut-taung-byi in Madaya (Mandalay district), the latter to celebrate victories over China. Shwezayun, on the Myitnge, is famous for its tame fish which come for
1 Archaeological Survey Report, ut sup. -