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Title
Stūpa: Vāhalkada
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
Vāhalkada with exposed brickwork under ornate sculpted motifs in relief. It is believed that the extant base would have supported an impressive superstructure, which in most cases has not survived.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00701.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/802
Subject
Shrines (structures)
Time Period
Built in 3rd-4th century CE and thereafter
Place
Jetavana Monastery: Jetavana Stūpa
Anurādhapura
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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