Description at the back: Shwe Pyi Daw rock, a Buddhist holy site, near Kyakito. Mon, Myanmar, 1978.
Photographer: Hiroji Kubota
Burma. Kyaiktiyo. The Golden Rock at Shwe Pyi Daw (the "Golden Country"), the Buddhist holy place, 1978.
Hiroji Kubota (1939) is a Japanese photographer, a member of Magnum Photos who has specialised in photographing the far east. Kubota won the Mainichi Art Prize in 1980, and the Annual Award of the Photographic Society of Japan in 1981.