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Title
Signage: rock inscription
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
Date Created and/or Issued
2015
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
"The great king Bhātikatissa [140-164 CE] gave to the Kantaka-cētiya the revenues from the land and the water taxes of Kabavika tank. The great king Māhādātika Mahānāga [9-21 CE] having purchased Balayatha-Gamakavi tank gave to the Kantaka-cētiya the revenues from the land and water taxes." The script is Brahmi and the language "old SInhala." --Department of Archaeology Ministry of National Heritage and Culture
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00896.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/964
Subject
Inscriptions
Signs and signboards
Time Period
1st 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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