Monday, October 18, 2021

Perimiyankulama Wewa

Perimiyankulama Wewa is a small reservoir situated in Perimiyankulama village in Anuradhapura District, Sri Lanka. 

History
Perimiyankulama Wewa is the modern named used to identify this tank (Paranavitana, 1983). This is conjectured to be the same as the Gamani-vapi or (Gamanitissa-vapi) built by King Pandukabhaya (4th century B.C.), the first king of Sri Lanka (Nicholas, 1963; Paranavitana, 1983).

References
1) Nicholas, C. W., 1963. Historical topography of ancient and medieval Ceylon. Journal of the Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, New Series (Vol VI). Special Number: Colombo. Royal Asiatic Society (Ceylon Branch). pp.127.
2) Paranavitana, S., 1983. Inscriptions of Ceylon, Late Brahmi Inscriptions, Volume II (Part I). Archaeological Survey of Sri Lanka. pp.63.

Location Map
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