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Close-up of a corner depicting two sides of the so-called "Elephant Wall" of Ruvanvälisǟya, which is located inside the courtyard that is enclosed by the outer wall with gate-houses at the four cardinal points. It was circa 7 feet high (or 9 feet according to some sources) and had been decorated with a row of heads (with trunks and tusks) and the front legs of elephants; the wall supported the terrace of the Stūpa. Badly damaged, the elephant sculptures have now been reconstructed. The area is still under restoration. The "Elephant wall" covers the space between a sand terrace and the terrace of stone slabs. There were 344 elephant figures, each 9 feet in height. The wall measured 475 X 477 feet. Two of the extant miniature Stūpas at the corner is also visible. It is likely that there would also have been two at the other corners.