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Title
Monastery: Nunnery: Guardstone
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
Guardstone at right side of steps with a Nāgarāja. See a similar guardstone, but without the projection at the center of the top, at the entrance steps to the image house with the seated Buddha statue.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00394.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/495
Subject
Sculpture
Nāgarāja
Time Period
Circa 5th-6th century CE
Place
Asokārāma Monastery
Anurādhapura/Pankuliya
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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