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Title
Moat surrounding the palace complex: Octagon: wave-like wall
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
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
Moat surrounding the palace complex is from the early 19th century. The Octagon is in the center, at rear. The surrounding wall at right is in a wave or cloud shape, which is also encountered at other sacred sites. Some associate the shape with religious symbolism.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01537
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1640
Subject
Moats
Palaces
Walls
Time Period
Early 19th century CE
Place
Palace and Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic (Daladā Māligāwa)
Kandy
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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