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The Amaravati Album

Maps and Plans

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Amaravati Survey 1816

A map of Amaravati and the surrounding countryside based on a survey conducted in 1816. [WD1061, folios 4 to 5]
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Inscribed: Plan of the town of Amrawutty, of the country near it, and of the Site of the ancient City of Daranacottah.
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Stupa Excavation 1816

A plan of the stupa excavation in March 1816 showing the location of excavated stones. [WD1061, folio 6.]
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Inscribed: Sketch of Depauldinna at Amrawutty in its present state. Inscriptions along the South East side of the plan read as follows: 6 stones; 20 stones very neatly executed; 14 Stones Drawn by Newman; 7 Stones.
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Stupa Excavation 1817

Plan of the stupa excavation in June 1817. [WD1061, folios 7 to 8].
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Inscribed: Plan descriptive of the present state of the Mound of Depaldenna at Amrawutty, showing what has been cleared out and what still remains to be removed, laid down from actual measurements, June 1817. The yellow colour denotes stones that are entirely destroyed. The white shews the place of stones that have been removed and are now missing. Scale of 20 feet to an inch. Drawn by J. Mustie, 26 March, 1819.
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Stupa Excavation 1817

Section plan of the stupa excavation in June 1817. [WD1061, folio 9]
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Inscribed: Copied by J. Mustie, 6th March 1819.
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Stone Circles

Three plans and one section plan of stone circles near the stupa. [WD1061, folio 10]
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Amaravati Map 1816

Inch to mile map of Amaravati and the surrounding countryside in 1816. [WD1061, folio 89]
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Inscribed: Map of Amrawutty in Guntoor & of Purtyall & the Diamond Mines with the villages Adjacent reduced from the Original Survey in 1816. The Limits of the Diamond Mines of Purtyall is denoted by a yellow tinge. Scale of One Mile to an Inch. Cop'd by J. Mustie 5th February 1820.
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