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Title
Daladā Maluva: Atadāgē: Velaikkara slab inscription
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
Near the Atadāgē is an inscription on stone in Tamil grantha and Sinhala script which says that the protection of the Sacred Tooth Relic had been entrusted to the Velaikkara soldiers who were the king’s private guards. Note: The grantha script evolved from Brahmi alphabet and was used since circa the 5th century CE by Tamil speakers of south India.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01111.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1230
Subject
Inscriptions
Time Period
12th century CE
Place
Daladā Maluva: Atadāgē
Polonnaruva
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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