Spirit House at the Jim Thompson House Museum

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Kim Martins
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published on 28 July 2019
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Spirit house in the gardens of the Jim Thompson House Museum Bangkok, Thailand. The spirit house was built in c. 1959 CE and is an exact replica of the larger Jim Thompson house and complex. It is the Thai belief that the spirit house would appease any spirits that might have been disturbed by the construction of a new building on old ground. Photo taken July 2019 CE.

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Kim Martins
Kim is a freelance writer based in New Zealand. She has a B.A. (Hons) in History and an MA in Chaos & Complexity Science. Her special interests are fables and mythology, as well as exploration throughout the ancient world.

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Martins, K. (2019, July 28). Spirit House at the Jim Thompson House Museum. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11034/spirit-house-at-the-jim-thompson-house-museum/

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Martins, Kim. "Spirit House at the Jim Thompson House Museum." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 28, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11034/spirit-house-at-the-jim-thompson-house-museum/.

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Martins, Kim. "Spirit House at the Jim Thompson House Museum." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 28 Jul 2019. Web. 13 Jun 2021.