Travel to Sri Lanka: Lankatilaka: Photo 14
The south side of the U-shaped corridor. The elaborate facing on the inner wall suggested to A. Horcart (writing in the 1926 memoirs of the Archaeological Survey of Ceylon) that the inner wall was originally conceived to be an external one and that the wraparound devale was an afterthought. The open door protects the statue shown in the next picture.
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