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Slab inscription of Mahapali Refectory: Reign: King Mahinda IV (956-972 AD) Period: 10th century text in Medieval Sinhala: This has been inscribed on the tenth day of the waning moon in the lunar month of Medin (February-March) in the 16th year of the reign of King Mahinda IV. The inscription records the rules for administration of lands and villages belonging to the royal family. The terms laid out for the grantees and the tenants in using these lands are mentioned as well. It further records how the produce should be divided, what portion should be set apart for the upkeep of the Temple of the Tooth-relic of the Buddha, how the disputes should be settled and fines be levied. --Department of Archeology, Ministry of National Heritage.