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Title
Standing Buddha statue in image house: Patima Vihāra or Ariyākara Vihāra (Mahāvamsa)
Creator
de Silva, Preethi
Date Created and/or Issued
1999
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
Close-up view, showing details of robe carved in concave ridges to add a diaphanous texture; the right hand is turned sideways to the viewer and in a variant of abhaya mudrā.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00075.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/159
Subject
Buddha
Statues
Time Period
7th century CE. Fallen statue, found in the 1950s, restored and raised in 1991
Place
Maligawila (Maligawela), monastery complex, possibly at the location called Kanagama.
Maligawila (Maligawela). Monerāgala District, Uva province. 15 km from Butthala.
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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