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Title
Vāhalkada
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
Lower part of a vāhalkada, with parts of the brick structure exposed. It is one of four placed at the base of the stūpa at the four cardinals points. The Buddha statue and other objects in the foreground are modern additions.
Type
image
Format
image/tiff
Identifier
acs00227.TIF
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/308
Subject
Vāhalkaḍa (Sri Lanka)
Statues
Buddha
Time Period
158-155 BCE
Place
Mirisavātiya Dāgäbe
Anurādhapura
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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