Asian Educational Services, 1981 - Art - 695 pages
An account of the aborigines and of part of the early civilization in Sri Lanka.
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according ancient Anurādhapura appears bank base believed belong bricks building built called cave century B.C. Ceylon chief close coins construction covered cross dāgaba deity demons described district dome early evidently face feet five follows Forest four given half hand head height hill histories holes inches India indicate inscription Kandian kind King known later length lower Mahāvansa means measured mentioned miles monks northern offering original passed perhaps period person pillars played player possibly present probably protection prove Province raised record reference regarding reign represented reservoir river rock round seen seven shape shows side similar Sinhalese sluice southern square stone structure symbol Tamil tank temple termed thick third Tissa tree usual Vaeddas village wall wide wihāra Yakā