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Title
Signage: Sila Chetiya (Kujjatissa Stupa)
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
Text of signboard: "Silachetiya (Kujjhatissa): It appears that the Dagoba had been built during the reign of Kind Saddhatissa (137-119 BC). [In the] Chronicle Mahavamsa and Manorathapurani, the commentary identifies it as Silacetiya. According to Manorathapurani the remains of Arahat Kujjatissa had levitated and travelled to the place where the Silachetiya is located and had exhibited miracles. The existing structure has the architectural features belonging to the latter part of the Anuradhapura period. The maps drawn by Skinner in the 19th century also refer to this dagoba as Silacetiya." - Director General of Archaeology.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00685.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/786
Subject
Signs and signboards
Time Period
Originated in 2nd century BCE
Place
Sila Chetiya (Kujjatissa Stupa)
Anurādhapura
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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