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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 second figure on right with golden color skin, a headdress, hair in a knot, and three necklaces, one of which is tied around neck. She holds a "Temple" flower (Plumeria) in the right hand and three water lilies in the left. She wears jewel-studded armlets and a round ornament on the upper arm. Her lower garment is tied in a bow-format at the back.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00410.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/516
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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