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Title
Avukana standing Buddha statue
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
Date Created and/or Issued
2015
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
One of five colossal, historic standing Buddha statues in Sri Lanka. It is carved out of the living granite rock and is 11.36 meters high from the double lotus pedestal to the top of the head, and in samabhanga posture. Close-up of the right side, showing the finely chiseled robe with frills with concave ridges.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00005.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/102
Subject
Statues
Buddha
Time Period
Circa 8th century CE
Place
Avukana, Anurādhapura District, North Central Province
Avukana
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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