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Title
Stūpa in restoration
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
The largest stūpa and brick structure of the ancient world. Original height: 400 feet (120 meters); diameter: 370 feet (112 meters). Today: height: 70 meters; diameter: 112 meters. Partially restored superstructure. Three basal terraces are clearly visible.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00693.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/810
Subject
Shrines (structures)
Time Period
Built in 3rd-4th century CE and thereafter
Place
Jetavana Monastery: Jetavana 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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