Women in Sri Lankan Sculpture and Painting

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Title

Consort of Bodhisattva

Subject

Bodhisattvas--Spouses
Stone carving--Bas-relief--Isurumuniya temple museum--Anuradhapura--Sri Lanka

Description

This couple is carved within a stone niche, is in the museum at the Isurumuniya temple, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. The four-armed male figure is either a god or a Bodhisattva and the consort has on her lap a figure which has not been satisfactorily identified. Stylistically, this relief carving may be dated to the 6th to the 7th century A.D. period.

Creator

Sirima Kiribamune

Source

Isurumuniya Temple Museum, Sri Lanka

Date

ca. 6th-7th 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.20

Coverage

ce

Citation

Sirima Kiribamune, "Consort of Bodhisattva," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #12517, http://www.dlir.org/archive/items/show/12517 (accessed October 5, 2022).

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