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Title
Image house: Steps: Pātikā
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
Date Created and/or Issued
2011
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
Steps at entrance with two rectangular slabs for washing of feet before entering the premises, the first of which is a pātikā, which is a simpler form of the decorated moonstone or sandakada pahana.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00083.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/219
Subject
Moonstones (Early to late Anurādhapura Period)
Time Period
7th century CE. Fallen statue, found in the 1950s, restored and raised in 1991
Place
Maligawila (Maligawela), monastery complex, possibly at the location called Kanagama.
Maligawila (Maligawela). Monerāgala District, Uva province. 15 km from Butthala.
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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