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Sunday, August 9, 2009

Gal Potha (Stone Book)

Stone book of King Nissankamalla (1187-1196 A.D.)

The largest slab inscription of SriLanka.20 tons in weight, 3 pages, 27 lines, 8m in lenth and 3m in width.belived to have brought from Mihintale using elephants and logs.

It describes the places king visited, connection had with foreign countries, about wars and rules & regulations to be abyed by even after his death.

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