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Title
Daladā Maluva: Hätadāgē: Frieze: bas-reliefs
Creator
de Silva, Preethi
Date Created and/or Issued
2016
Publication Information
Claremont Colleges Library
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Ancient Cultural Sites and Royal Residences
Rights Information
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Description
Left side of exterior. The frieze at the top of the stone edifice depicts swans or sacred geese and the one at the bottom of lions alternating with pilasters, all in bas-relief. Narrower friezes between these two friezes depict geese as well as the creeper motif found also on moonstones. All of these are found throughout the exterior face of the edifice.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01134.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1238
Subject
Friezes
Structures
Bas-relief
Time Period
12th century CE
Place
Daladā Maluva: Hätadāgē
Polonnaruva
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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