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Title
Nālanda "Gedigē" shrine (image house)
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
Date Created and/or Issued
2015
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
Side of plinth with decorative elements, including, at the lower left, three figures in poses of intimacy and at lower right an animal figure. Above them are sculptured pillars in bas-relief.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01580.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1647
Subject
Bas-relief
Decoration and ornament, Architectural
Sculpture
Time Period
Lacks historical evidence. Possibly 9th-10th century CE (date of an inscription)
Place
Nālanda Gedigē
Nālanda. Mātalē District. Near 48-kilometer post (considered to be at the central point of Sri Lanka).
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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