National Geographic : 1954 Jul
19 Kodachrome by Sir Edmund Hillary O R.G .S. and Alpine Club The Expedition Pitches Rear Camp in a Buddhist Wildlife Sanctuary Protected by the monks of Thyangboche, musk deer, monal pheasant, and Himalayan partridges wandered at will near these tents. When climbers bought a lamb for dinner, George Lowe had to butcher it himself. Round, kilnlike chorten in background, surmounted by spire, holds revered remains of a holy abbot.