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Title
Image House (Pilimagē)
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
"This [i.e., the structure in the background] was probably a vaulted image house with a colossal Buddha statue in brick masonry and stucco. Only a pedestal and giant stone reliquary are found today." Doorjambs over 27 feet (8 meters) high. It is situated to the west of the stupa.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00762.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/924
Subject
Shrines (structures)
Doorjambs
Time Period
8th-9th century CE
Place
Jetavana 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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