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Title
Monastic Residential complex, Pañcakāvāsa: "Mahasen's pavilion," Moonstone
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
The sculpted figure of Sankhanidhi in high relief is in a structure similar to a small guardstone but attached to the wall on the right side at the top of the flight of steps above the moonstone at the entrance to the Pañcakāvāsa monastic residential complex, earlier called "Mahasen's Pavilion."
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00610.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/647
Subject
Sculpture
Time Period
Circa 6th-8th century CE
Place
Abhayagiri Monastery
Anurādhapura
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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