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Title
"Buddhist railing"
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
Entrance to a monastic area near the Jetavana stupa with steps flanked by two high stone pillars, each depicting a purnaghāta. This so-called "Buddhist railing" is similar to structures in Sanchi and other Indian temples.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00799.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/917
Subject
Entrances
Pillars
Time Period
9th-10th century CE
Place
Jetavana Monastery
Anurādhapura
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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