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Title
Octagon: Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic: wave-like or cloud-shaped walls
Creator
de Silva, Preethi
Date Created and/or Issued
1995
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
View of the Octagon (at right) and main entrance (at left) of the Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic. The two surrounding walls are in a wave-like or cloud shape that is also encountered in walls at some other sacred sites.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01546.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1645
Subject
Walls
Temples
Time Period
1801-1812 CE
Place
Palace complex: Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic
Kandy
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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