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Polonnaruva: Reclining Buddha

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Polonnaruva: Reclining Buddha
Author(s): Morgan, Kenneth W.
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Sri Lanka: Anuradhapura, Polonnaruva, Dambulla, Kandy, Kelaniya Temple;architecture;sculpture;slide set
Description: The huge reclining Buddha shows the Buddha at the moment of his passing away (Parinirvana), with Ananda his disciple standing sorrowing at his head. The size of the figures is indicated by the table in front of the reclining figure.
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-3617


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