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Title
Rear view of Council Chamber of King Parākramabāhu the Great
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
The rear view of the highly decorative exterior of the Council Chamber. The three panels with friezes depict bas-reliefs, and are from top to bottom, figures of ganas, lions, and elephants, with each of these figures separated by pilasters. Wide ledges separate the friezes.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01174.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1322
Subject
Bas-relief
Friezes
Structures
Time Period
12th century CE
Place
King Parākramabāhu the Great's Council Chamber
Polonnaruva
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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