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Title
Council Chamber of King Nissankamalla (1187-1196 AD): The king's lion throne
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
Date Created and/or Issued
2005
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
Side view king's lion throne in stone. Inscription under his belly informs the reader that it was the King's throne.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01229.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1332
Subject
Sculpture
Thrones
Time Period
12th century CE
Place
Council Chamber of King Nissankamalla (1187-1196 AD)
Polonnaruva
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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