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Title
Vāhalkada
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
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
Three sides of a vāhalkada on the exposed brickwork, lacking most of the original sculpted decoration. The lowest frieze has retained some of the heads of elephants separated by medallions with a floral design.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00719.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/801
Subject
Buildings
Bas-relief
Time Period
Built in 3rd-4th century CE and thereafter
Place
Jetavana Monastery: Jetavana Stūpa
Anurādhapura
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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