Mingalazedi Pagoda (Burmese: မင်္ဂလာစေတီ, pronounced: [mɪ̀ɴɡəlà zèdì]; also spelt Mingalar Zedi Pagoda) is a Buddhiststupa located in Bagan, Burma. Construction started in 1274 during the reign of King Narathihapate.:183 The pagoda is one of few temples in Bagan with a full set of glazed terra cotta tiles depicting the Jataka. The pagoda was built in brick and contains several terraces leading to large pot-shaped stupa at its centre, topped by a bejewelled umbrella (hti). Mingalazedi Pagoda was built a few years before the First Burmese Empire (Pagan Kingdom) was pillaged by the Mongols.