National Geographic : 1912 Feb
o o Photo from Dr.Alexander Graham Bell REMAINS OF THE BRAZEN PALACE AT ANURADHPURA, A BUDDHIST MONASTERY It was nine stories in height, oo cubits square, and rested on these 1,6oo granite columns. It was covered with brazen tiles, and was built by King Dretthagamini in 164 ]. C. A great civilization was at its height in Ceylon when Christ was born. Anuradhpura, thecapital, distant, in a huge canal and stored in large artificial lakes.