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Sigiriya

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M.U. Erdosy
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Jonathan Fu, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 19, 2020 10:51 AM History
The capital city of the parricidal King Kassapa I (A.D. 477–95). The site was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/50266

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 5 inset Sigiriya

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Sigiriya, SRI


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M.U. Erdosy, DARMC, R. Talbert, Jonathan Fu, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Sigiriya: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/50266> [accessed: 08 July 2020]

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