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Title
Gal Vihāra complex: Standing Buddha figure: Statue carved in rock
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
Date Created and/or Issued
2005
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 the lowest part of the robe and feet of the standing Buddha figure on a lotus pedestal and cut out of the living gneiss rock. Its height is 6.92 meters.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01029.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1126
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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