Howdah


Definition of Howdah

From the elephant glossary Section: management tools


Ceremonial saddles (Howdas)  at the Surin elephant festival in Surin city, Thailand. Photo: Dan Koehl, 2011
Ceremonial saddles (Howdas) at the Surin elephant festival in Surin city, Thailand. Photo: Dan Koehl, 2011



Random Literature
As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases
Records about Howdah from the Gajah Glossary at https://www.asesg.org/PDFfiles/Gajah/23-01-Glossary.pdf Howdah (Urdu): [see also: chat-jatma] (Chadwick 1992: 383; Shand 1992:25; Sukumar 1,994:169; Cannon & Davis 1995:172; Lahiri-Choudhury 1999:456) Riding chairs, for two or more, often with a canopy, used on domesticated elephants, primarily in Asia; used mostly for Hunting. A box-like stucture tied on an elephants back to carry people.

M. Philip Kahl and Charles Santiapillai, Gajah Elephant Glossary, Gajah nr 23 (2004), Journal for Asian Elephant Specialist Group


Reference list Koehl, Dan, (2024). Howdah. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/index.php?id=104. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:


Selected publications

Links about Howdah

Selected external links for this article about Howdah:

External relevant search

Search more on the web for elephant+%22Howdah%22 (Opens in new window and the word elephant+%22Howdah%22 is already submitted into the link, just click on the link for relevant results)


Categories glossary | management tools


About this documentThis document was created: 2021-10-08. Latest update: 2021-10-08 19:45:17 included 359 characters with valid HTML5 Valid CSS



Elephant Encyclopedia and database
ELEPHANT
ENCYCLOPEDIA

Established 1995
ELEPHANT
DATABASE
Established 2006
Your ip: 100.28.227.63
Kulen Elephant Forest