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Title
Shiva Dévālé (Shrine) number 2
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
Façade with cupola, pilasters over a multi-tiered platform and an empty arched niche (for a statue?) below which is a drain spout. This is the oldest and one of the best preserved edifices of Polonnaruv and is constructed with tightly packed blocks of stone without mortar.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01510.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1603
Subject
Shrines (structures)
Time Period
Circa 10th century CE
Place
Shiva Dévālé (Shrine) Number 2
Polonnaruva
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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