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Title
Stūpa: Kantaka Cētiya: Vāhalkada
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
Frontal view of the northern vāhalkada flanked by two stele crowned by lion figures. This would have served as a base for an elaborate tri-partite brick structure, the lowest parts of which are visible in the southern vāhalkada.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00913.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1044
Subject
Shrines (structures)
Stele (Archaeology)
Time Period
1st or 2nd century CE
Place
Mihintalē (Plateau of Mahinda)
Anurādhapura region
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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