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Called a Stone Book, this massive 11th century slab sings praises to King Nissanka Malla.  The writing on the stone is really an ancient piece of royal propaganda.  The stone was dragged over 100 km, before resting here for a millenium.<br />
(Photo by Matt Considine - Images of Asia Collection)
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Stone Book, Sri Lanka

Called a Stone Book, this massive 11th century slab sings praises to King Nissanka Malla. The writing on the stone is really an ancient piece of royal propaganda. The stone was dragged over 100 km, before resting here for a millenium.
(Photo by Matt Considine - Images of Asia Collection)

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