Women in Sri Lankan Sculpture and Painting

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Title

Composite figures (part female) - Narilata

Subject

Symbolism in art (Narilata)
Stone carving--Atadage--Polonnaruva--Sri Lanka

Description

Among the auspicious symbols associated with the Kalpavruksa or tree of life on a stone pillar at the Atadage in Polonnaruva is this Narilata, with hands joined together in worship. These carved pillars have been attributed to the late Anuradhapura period (9th-10th century 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.141

Coverage

ce

Citation

Sirima Kiribamune, "Composite figures (part female) - Narilata," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #12638, http://www.dlir.org/archive/items/show/12638 (accessed June 26, 2019).

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