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Title
Rectangular stone slab on a short pedestal in front of dome
Creator
de Silva, Preethi
Date Created and/or Issued
1999
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
Base below the stone slab altar for offerings comprises two levels of stone structures. The lowest is carved in a plain manner, and supports the second comprising a frieze of stone slabs with carved faces of lions separated by ornamental vertical sections.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00350.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/431
Subject
Sculpture
Time Period
Begun in 144 BCE
Place
Mahāvihāra (The "great" monastery): Ruvanvälisǟya Dāgäbe (Mahāthūpa)
Anurādhapura
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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