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Title
Vatadāgē: octagonal pillars
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
The outer circle of octagonal pillars in the Sanchi-type design of "Buddhist railing" (stone-and-post design) on the terrace comprising of granite slabs.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00975.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1056
Subject
Pillars
Time Period
Since circa 2nd century CE until the end of the 12th century CE
Place
Mädirigiriya (earlier the ancient Mandalagiri vihāra)
Polonnaruva area (near Hingurakgoda, 14 miles north of Minneriya)
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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