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Title
Stūpa: Dāgäbe: Superstructure
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
Close-up of the higher elements of the stūpa's superstructure: the cylindrical dēvatā kotuva (with figures in niches of gods with their hands held together in namasakāra mudra) topped by a brick spire, the kot kërëlla and the gilded pinnacle, kota.
Type
image
Format
image/tiff
Identifier
acs00225.TIF
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/305
Subject
Shrines (structures)
Time Period
158-155 BCE
Place
Mirisavātiya Dāgäbe
Anurādhapura
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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