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Title
Yupa stone
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
Date Created and/or Issued
2014
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
Now lying horizontally is the Yupa stone-- the octagonal stone spire which would have been placed vertically in the interior of the dome and reaching the top of the stūpa.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00469.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/554
Subject
Spires
Time Period
In the 1st century BCE and expanded and restored many times through the 12th century CE
Place
Abhayagiri Monastery: Abhayagiri Stūpa
Anurādhapura
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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