Women in Sri Lankan Sculpture and Painting

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Title

An amorous couple on a pillar

Subject

Love in art
Stone carving--Atadage--Polonnaruwa--Sri Lanka

Description

This couple forming part of the ‘Tree of life’ or Kalpavruksa carved on one of the stone pillars at the Atadage in Polonnaruva bears a close resemblance to the ‘Isurumuniya Lovers’. It probably belong to the period, 11th to the 12th centuries A.D.

Creator

Sirima Kiribamune

Source

Atadage--Polonnaruva, Sri Lanka

Date

11th-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.137

Coverage

ce

Citation

Sirima Kiribamune, "An amorous couple on a pillar," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #12634, http://www.dlir.org/archive/items/show/12634 (accessed July 2, 2020).

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