The Co Mat Council was the place where the most important mandarins gathered to advice the emperor. The building was situated in the forbidden part of the citadel complex.
As the pictures below are showing, there must have been a quite significant entrance to the mandarins council. I´m not sure from which side the Co Mat could be entered, probably from the west, the area reserved only for the emperor.
Elephants infront of the gate leading to Co Mat Council. Postcard from private collection.
Gate leading to the Co Mat. Building itself partly visible in opening of the left gate section. Postcard from private collection.
Gate seen from the Co Mat Council. On the area between the gate and the building the wall-screen and the bronze ceremonial tripod. Postcard from private collection.
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