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Title
Residential Unit: Guardstone
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
A guardstone with a seven-or nine--hooded nāgarāja holding a pot of prosperity in the right hand and stem of flowers and foliage in his left hand; a figure that is similar to Padmanidhi is at the right foot of the nāgarāja. The guardstone on the left side of this entrance includes a yaksa-like figure at the left foot of the nāgarāja.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00819.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/867
Subject
Sculpture
Nāgarāja
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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