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Title
Vāhalkada: Pillar: Kubera/Kuvera
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
Date Created and/or Issued
2008
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
Close-up of small panel at the top of a pillar located at the south end of the eastern vāhalkada. At the center is the yaksha Kubera, "god of wealth," seated in virāsena and distributing wealth which is being collected in vases by two attendants kneeling in front of the throne.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00709.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/808
Subject
Pillars
Sculpture
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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