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Pavilion on forecastle: a gilded shrine-shaped open pavilion; roof supported by four
columns with inverted lotus capitals; fretwork sides of king as sphinx, the prenomen and
nomen of the king.
Pavilion on poop: similar to forecastle; fretwork sides in the form of a bull.
Stern steering gear: two long steering paddles which operate on upright crutches, and cross-beams which form part of the overhanging deck of the poop. The paddles tied with cord to
the upright crutches.
The broad fish-tail-shaped stern forms a kind of wide stern-deck.
Bottom of ship rounded.
Coloured yellow ochre; stem orpiment (canary) yellow; bows and stern white, ornamented
with lotus, marguerite, and cheque device; the pavilions guilt; the staircase painted white
and green; the central cabin, a cavetto cornice, outer walls covered with chequer pattern
with dado; roof white. No door or window.
Paddles: broad blades white tipped with black; shafts orpiment yellow, topped with human