Gal Potha, Polonnaruwa

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  • This is a massive 9 meter long, 25 ton granite rectanglular block that sits next to the Hathage. It is reported to have been taken here from Mihintale. It records the record of some ancient and its to...  more »
  • bit in a corner is this massive monolith of 25 tons and 8 metres long, fully filled, he says the achievements of the then King
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  • Gal potha is 8 meters long inscription made out of a stone slab. This inscription reveals the records of King Nissankamalla.  more »
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  • Polonnaruwa Gal Potha ( Stone Book) is a large stone inscription found next to the Sath Mahal Prasada. This Stone book is consists of three main sections a, 26 feet and 10 inch in length and 4 feet and 7 inch in width. This was done during the time of king Nissankamalla, who ruled Sri Lanka during 1187-1196.
  • Polonnaruwa Gal Potha ( Stone Book) is a large stone inscription found next to the Sath Mahal Prasada. This Stone book is consists of three main sections a, 26 feet and 10 inch in length and 4 feet and 7 inch in width. This was done during the time of king Nissankamalla, who ruled Sri Lanka during 1187-1196.
  • Gal Potha (Stone Book) is one of the famous works of King Nissanka Malla (1187-1196) which describes himself, his rule and the eligibility for being a king of Sri Lanka. This massive slab which is 26’10” feet (8.2 meters) long and 4’7” feet (1.4 meters) in breath has been brought form Mahiyangana area by the worriers of King Nissanka Malla (1187-1196). The text is written in 3 columns and contain over 4300 characters in 72 lines.
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