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Title
Stūpa: Kantaka Cētiya: Vāhalkada: lion stele
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
View from right side of the northern vāhalkada (probably added in the 6th-7th century CE) with a stele supporting a sculpted figure of a lion. The traditional three concentric berms of brick are on the base of the dome, which has a circumference of circa 426 feet.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00897.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1031
Subject
Shrines (structures)
Sculpture
Time Period
1st or 2nd century CE and later
Place
Mihintalē (Plateau of Mahinda)
Anurādhapura region
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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