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Title
Gopala Pabbata (Herdman's Rock): Rock shelter
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
Date Created and/or Issued
2015
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
Rock area with caves that were used as human habitats, serving also as homes for forest dwelling monks. The roots of trees growing on the rocks hang over their edges.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01479.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1580
Subject
Caves
Trees
Time Period
1st-2nd century CE
Place
Gopāla Pabbata (Herdman's Rock)
Polonnaruva
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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