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Title
Bathing pool: Elephant Pond
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
Views of the so-called "Elephant Pool" (Aeth Pokuna), which would have accommodated 5,000 monks. Earlier texts called it the Maspota Pokuna. Length: 157 meters. Width: 52.7 meters. Depth: 9.5 meters.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00584.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/713
Subject
Bathhouses
Ponds
Time Period
From 4th to 6th century CE
Place
Abhayagiri 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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