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Ruins

Urinals

  Province North Central
  District Anuradhapura
  Nearest Town Anuradhapura
  Period Unkown
  Ruler Unknown

Introduction

As essential feature in a monastery, the urinal reveals a unique system at disposing at urine with out polluting the environment under the hole in the urinal are several porous bottomed clay pots placed one below the other containing Charcoal, lime, ash, sand etc. The urine is purified as it trickles through them and eventually seeps into the soil.