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Title
Stupa: Kiri Vehera: vahālkada
Creator
de Silva, Preethi
Date Created and/or Issued
2016
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
Restored stupa, painted in white. Two shrines or possibly flower altars (of a total of eight) flank one of the four vahālkadas in brick and lime plaster. At left is another of the four vahālkada located at the cardinal points.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01279.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1394
Subject
Shrines (structures)
Time Period
12th century CE
Place
Kiri Vehera (milk-colored) stupa
Polonnaruva
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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