November 21, 2017

Aung Pin Lae Lake Bay Mae stone inscription under renovation

Photo shows building of Abaya Htana Bay Mae stone inscription near Nan Oo Lwin village.

Aung Pin Lae Lake Bay Mae stone inscription situated at the corner of Sabai Road and Mandalay-Pyin Oo Lwin Road in Nan Oo Lwin village, Patheingyi township, Mandalay district is under renovation for educational and historical purposes, said Mandalay’s Department of Archaeology, National Museum and Library.
“The stone inscription reached off the road when Mandalay-Pyin Oo Lwin road was extended in 2014. The stone inscription was damaged and covered with the land.
We asked donors to provide assistance because our department lacks the budget. The renovation is expected to be completed in the first week of February,” said U Nyo Myint Tun, director of Mandalay’s Department of Archaeology, National Museum and Library.
The renovation was started on 25 January with the cleaning of the stone and it’s environment.
The Aung Pin Lae Lake Bay Mae stone inscription was built in 1221 Myanmar era by King Mindon in Yandarnarbon Royal Golden Palace.
The stone inscription is 3’6” high, 3’ wide and 6” thick. The donor for renovation of Aung Pin Lae Lake stone inscription was made by Sayadaw Pannita, the secretary of Kyaukse township Sangha Neyaka Committee.

 

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