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Title
Standing Bodhisatva statue (of Maithreya)
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
Finely carved in dolomite marble, the bare chest and arms of this statue are adorned with jewelry; the right hand holds a lotus blossom and the left hand is in abhaya mudrā. It is considered to be a statue of the Bodhisattva Maithreya and is now in a new image house.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00338.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/435
Subject
Statues
Time Period
Unknown
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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