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Title
Stēlē
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
Date Created and/or Issued
2011
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
Carved stēlē with traces of a distorted face; it appears to be one of a lion's face and body and was found in the ambulatory path. Original location and function are unknown.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00098.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/170
Subject
Stele (Archaeology)
Time Period
7th century CE. Fallen statue, found in the 1950s, restored and raised in 1991
Place
Maligawila (Maligawela), monastery complex, possibly at the location called Kanagama.
Maligawila (Maligawela). Monerāgala District, Uva province. 15 km from Butthala.
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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