Women in Sri Lankan Sculpture and Painting

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Title

Terra-cotta models of women painted on the Sigiriya rock

Subject

Women in art--Sri Lanka
Terra-cotta--Models--Cultural Triangle Project Museum--Sigiriya (Sri Lanka)

Description

Terra-cotta models of the Sigiriya women were sculpted in subsequent times. They were probably meant to be souvenirs for visitors to Sigiriya, Sri Lanka. This torso was found during excavations associated with the Cultural Triangle Project at Sigiriya, and can be seen at the Project Museum.

Creator

Sirima Kiribamune

Source

Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Date

Post 5th century A.D
Period of study: 1986-1987
Version: 01/12/2012

Contributor

Co-Author: Seneviratna, Harsha
Technical Officer: Wijesinghe, Lalith
Technical Assistant: Jayasundare, Subhashini
Photographer: Madanayake, I.S.
International Center for Ethnic Studies, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation
American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies, Colombo

Rights

All rights reserved by International Center for Ethnic Studies, Sri Lanka.

Relation

Forms part of Photographic documentation of Women as depicted in early Sri Lankan sculpture and painting / Slide in present collection

Format

JPEG 2000

Language

eng

Type

image

Identifier

PDWESLSP.S.97

Coverage

ce

Citation

Sirima Kiribamune, "Terra-cotta models of women painted on the Sigiriya rock," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #12594, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/12594 (accessed June 29, 2022).

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