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Title
Tissa Wewa
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
Tissa Wewa bund above the Goldfish Park with Ruvanvälisǟya in the background. The reservoir served as a place for performing rituals connected with the state, including the ritual bathing ceremony of newly crowned kings. The park is located to the north of Isurumuniya.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00645.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/753
Subject
Reservoirs
Irrigation
Time Period
Begun in the 3rd century BCE
Place
Ranmasu Uyana or Magul Uyana (Goldfish Park or Royal Park)
Anurādhapura
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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