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Title
Monastic edifice
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
Date Created and/or Issued
2005
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 guardstones to this monastic edifice are sculpted with pūrnaghatas, the pots of plenty, seen in the early form of the decoration on guardstones. The massive rock in the background would have included cave dwellings for monks.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00884.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1012
Subject
Caves
Monasteries
Time Period
Unknown
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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