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Title
Signage of stone seat inscription of the Arts and Sports recreation Pavilion of King Nissankamalla (1187-1196 AD)
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
Script and language: Medieval Sinhala. "The inscription mentions that the king Nissankamalla secured Sri Lanka and describes about [sic] the victories he gained at the wars with India. It also mentions the various donations to the people, renovations of temples and the economic developments achieved. The seat with this inscription was used by him to watch sports and recreational events."
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01240.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1343
Subject
Signs and signboards
Time Period
12th century CE
Place
Council Chamber of King Nissankamalla (1187-1196 AD)
Polonnaruva
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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