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Title
Sigiriya paintings on rock depression: Cave 1
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
Date Created and/or Issued
2008
Publication Information
Claremont Colleges Library
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Ancient Cultural Sites and Royal Residences
Rights Information
This image of the Sigiriya paintings appears in this collection under permission granted by the Department of Archaeology, Sri Lanka. Unauthorized reproduction is prohibited. For permission, email info@archaeology.gov.lk.
Description
The one at the left has a light complexion and her upper body is either bare or is clad in a blouse matching her skin. She holds a lotus blossom in her left hand. The figure at right has a dark complexion and a reddish-orange blouse and holds a basket of flowers in her right hand. Both figures have necklaces, arm bracelets, elaborate head dresses, and large earrings.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00436.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/530
Subject
Sigiriya paintings
Time Period
5th century CE
Place
Sigiriya Rock: Paintings
Sigiriya/Matale District
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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