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Title
View of right side of Council Chamber of King Parākramabāhu the Great: Pillars
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 view of the right side of the highly decorative exterior of the Council Chamber. The three panels with friezes depict bas-reliefs, and are from top to bottom, figures of ganas, lions, and elephants, in different poses or modes of movement and with each of them separated by ornamented pilasters. Wide ledges separate the friezes. Some of the pillars inside the Council Chamber are visible at the top.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01176.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1311
Subject
Friezes
Bas-relief
Pillars
Structures
Time Period
12th century CE
Place
King Parākramabāhu the Great's Council Chamber
Polonnaruva
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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