Skip to main content

Image / Murals: South wall of entresol

Have a question about this item?

Item Information. View source record on contributor's website.

Title
Murals: South wall of entresol
Creator
de Silva, Preethi
Date Created and/or Issued
2016
Publication Information
Claremont Colleges Library
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Ancient Cultural Sites and Royal Residences
Rights Information
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Description
These murals are located in the south wall of the entresol, between the vestibule and the shrine. They depict the upper two rows of divine beings on three panels holding their hands in supplication, mostly in namaskara mudra at bust level. All figures have decorative headdresses and jewelry around their necks and on their arms.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01396.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1495
Subject
Mural painting and decoration
Time Period
12th century CE
Place
Tivanka image house
Polonnaruva
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

Explore related content on Calisphere: