National Geographic : 1934 May
() .National geographicc society DRAGONS WRITHE ON TEMPLE BALUSTRADES Throughout Siam and Cambodia the naga, or serpent, decorates temples, roof gables, and bridges. The Buddha is often portrayed sitting on the coils of a seven-headed cobra and shaded beneath its wide-spreading hoods. Natural Color Photographs byW.Robert Moore ATTENDANTS IN AROYAL PROCESSION INBANGKOK Both five- and seven-tiered umbrellas, such asthis, arecarried before and back of the King's palanquin. The men wearing helmets areemployees in the Ministry of Royal Household; both speak excellent English.