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Wat Phra Mahathat Buddhist Temple วัดมหาธาตุ พระนครศรีอยุธยา, Thailand (1374)

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Project Location: Thailand

Figure 1 ( Source | Accessed : April 4, 2024 | Photographer: Getty )
Figure 2 ( Source | Accessed : April 4, 2024 | Photographer: Michael Turtle )
Figure 3 ( Source | Accessed : April 4, 2024 | Photographer: Michael Turtle )
Figure 4 ( Source | Accessed : April 4, 2024 | Photographer: Michael Turtle )
Figure 5 ( Source | Accessed : April 11, 2024 | Photographer: Tourism Thailand Organization )

Style/Period(s):
Traditional

Primary Material(s):
Clay, Stone

Function(s):
Religious Building, Buddhist Temple

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Significant Date(s):
No Significant Date Assigned.

Additional Information:
Significant Date(s):
1370-1388 - The temple was built by King Boromaraja I.
1767 - The temple was severely damaged by fire and abandoned.

Additional Information:
Publication/Texts in Print:
Siedel, H., E. Wendler, and B. Ullrich. "Historic Renders and Their Weathering at the Temple Wat Mahathat, UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ayutthaya, Thailand." Historic Mortars: Advances in Research and Practical Conservation (2019): 45-59.
Woodward, Hiram W. "Monastery, Palace, and City Plans: Ayutthaya and Bangkok." Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 2, no. 2 (1985): 23-60.
Kuchitsu, Nobuaki, Takeshi Ishizaki, and Tadateru Nishiura. "Salt weathering of the brick monuments in Ayutthaya, Thailand." Engineering Geology 55, no. 1-2 (2000): 91-99.
Suksawaddi, Varodom, and Prittiporn Lopkerd. "Reconstruction of Archaeological Sites in Virtual Environment: Case Study of Wat Mahathat, Sukhothai Historical Park World Heritage." Journal of Architectural/Planning Research and Studies (JARS) 10, no. 1 (2013): 71-84.

Building Location:
9H49+P85 Wat Mahathat, Naresuan Rd, Tambon Tha Wa Su Kri, Amphoe Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Chang Wat Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 13000, Thailand

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