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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
Close-up of the figure at right (with a light complexion) in the first pair to the right. She wears several necklaces, the highest and simplest of which is directly around the middle of her neck, whilst the others reach down to her breasts and include large gem stones. Her headwear is ornate and includes flowers that reach her shoulders.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00428.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/529
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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