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Title
Vatadāge
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
Date Created and/or Issued
2007
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
Approach to the vatadāgē, built on a massive rock, with a stone doorway and flights of steps. The circular shrine is one of three impressive extant edifices built on this architectural plan.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00951.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1084
Subject
Doorways
Shrines (structures)
Stairs
Time Period
Since circa 2nd century CE until the end of the 12th century CE
Place
Mädirigiriya (earlier the ancient Mandalagiri vihāra)
Polonnaruva area (near Hingurakgoda, 14 miles north of Minneriya)
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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