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Title
Circular Relic House
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
Date Created and/or Issued
2002
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 moulding around the base of the circular, storeyed relic house probably displayed the "Prajnāpāramita Sutra" book, which was found a few meters to the west of it, buried in the ground for protection. The Jetavana stūpa is in the background.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00822.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/882
Subject
Shrines (structures)
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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