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Title
Lankātilaka ("Jewel of Lanka"): Image house: Drummers' pavilion
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
Hēvisi Mandapaya: The pavilion facing Lankatilaka vihare. A building with 40 stone pillars, it may have been a pavilion for hēvisi drummers. Detail of lion figures of stucco separated by pilasters in a dado (frieze) that is found around the entire stylobate (platform), except for the space occupied by the steps on the east and west sides.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01342.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1476
Subject
Friezes
Pavilions
Time Period
12th century CE
Place
Lankātilaka Pilimagē
Polonnaruva
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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