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Title
Isurumuniya, rock temple: Bas-relief of elephant
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
Date Created and/or Issued
2005
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
One of four figures of lively elephants in bas-relief; they are found on the cleft of rock abutting the pond. They may have been the work of the same artist or artists who sculpted the elephant relief in the Ranmasu Uyana (Goldfish Park). With raised trunk, this elephant is depicted pouring water over itself; a lotus bud on a long stem is to its left.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00742.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/848
Subject
Bas-relief
Time Period
Circa 7th century CE
Place
Isurumuniya (Kurunegala Road)
Anurādhapura
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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