The Underground "Fortress" of Bang Tsho Ruler

Pelgen, Ugyen ; Gyeltshen, Tshering

In: The Spider and the Piglet: Proceedings of the First Seminar on Bhutan Studies. Centre for Bhutan Studies, Thimphu 2004, pp. 51-59 . ISBN 99936-14-19-X

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Abstract

The Bang Tsho village was part of the Kurtoed Province in North Eastern Bhutan. The authors deals with the underground architecture of this village. The article is based on a field visit carried out in November 2002. While the main focus of field work was on discerning the migration routes of the sKur smad speaking population of Lhun rtse rDzong khag to other rDzong khags in particular bKra shsi gang and bKra shis yang rtse the authors visited also the Bang tsho village and examined the ruins there.

Document type: Book Section
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 3 January 2013
ISBN: 99936-14-19-X
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: General history of Asia Far East
Controlled Subjects: Bhutan, Dorf, Architektur
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nordost-Bhutan , Festungsbau, Bhutan , Village , Architecture , Fortress
Subject (classification): History and Archaeology
Art and Art History
Countries/Regions: Bhutan