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Title
Gal Vihāra complex: Recumbent Buddha figure: Statue carved in rock
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
Legs of the recumbent Buddha statue with the finely chiseled robe with the double-grooved pleats extending down to the two feet. The left foot is not aligned perfectly with the right foot and placed with the toes slightly below those of the right one. This feature is found in the statues of recumbent Buddha that represent the Parinibbana of the Buddha.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01041.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1146
Subject
Buddha
Sculpture
Time Period
12th century CE
Place
Gal Vihāra (Temple of stone): Uttarārāmā
Polonnaruva
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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