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Unfinished statue in granitic gneiss, and located in an earlier monastic complex with over 100 caves. It is of the same period as the better known statue at Avukana. Carved in high relief out of the living rock, in an arched recess. The statue is on a stone pedestal. The right hand is held in abhaya mudrā, unlike in the Avukana statue; the left hand only appears to hold the finely chiseled robe at the shoulder. The robe is executed with concave pleats. The right shoulder is left bare. It could be considered an example of Mahāyāna tradition of the Dhammarūci sect. Height: 11 meters (36' 1''). Another view.