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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. 4: Two similar yaḥsiṃ poles in the outer courtyard of Uku Baha, Patan; detail 1 shows the narrowed top ends of the poles, where the umbrella and flag are affixed. Photos by author, June 3, 2015.

detail 2 shows the spot just outside the entry to the bahal where one of the poles is erected, while

detail 3 shows the other place where the second pole is erected, on the corner of the main street of the Uku Baha neighborhood.