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Title
Residential complex: Monastic units
Creator
de Silva, Preethi
Date Created and/or Issued
1999
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
Monastic ruins in different configurations, usually with a larger central unit for the chief monk and others located symmetrically around it or at the four corners, forming a five-unit complex in an enclosed area called a Pañchayatana, as constructed here.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00773.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/885
Subject
Ruins
Time Period
Possibly in 3rd century CE, and later
Place
Jetavana Monastery
Anurādhapura
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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