Women in Sri Lankan Sculpture and Painting

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Title

Mother goddess

Subject

Mother goddesses--Folk religion--Sri Lanka
terra-cotta figurines--Archaeological Museum, Anuradhapura--Sri Lanka

Description

These two images are typical examples of the Mother Goddess. Her worship remained part of folk religion. Archaeologists assign a long time span from ca. 4th century B.C.-12th century A.D.

Creator

Sirima Kiribamune

Source

Archeological Museum, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Date

ca. 4th-12th 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.3

Coverage

ce

Citation

Sirima Kiribamune, "Mother goddess," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #12499, http://www.dlir.org/archive/items/show/12499 (accessed January 26, 2023).

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