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On the Use of Carbon-14 Dating in the Study of the Art History of Nepal;
A note on the Use of "Old Wood" in Nepalese Carving

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Fig. 3: The top end of the yaḥsiṃ pole in Ibabahi. Mr. Amar Tamrakar seated below. Photo by the author, Dec. 8, 2013.

detail closeup of the end of the yaḥsiṃ, the narrowed section is the top of the pole, inserted into the chatra, umbrella, at the top of the pole. Photo by Sameer Tuladhar Aug 17, 2017.