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Title
Daladā Maluva: Stairway stone slab
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
The relief on this stone slab placed on the left side at the bottom of the stairway to the Daladā Maluva comprises a man, a crow and a dog. According to legend, it is intended to warn those who act disrespectfully in the sacred area that they will be reborn as crows or dogs.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01052.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1157
Subject
Sculpture
Bas-relief
Time Period
11th and 12th century CE
Place
Daladā Maluva
Polonnaruva
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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