Women in Sri Lankan Sculpture and Painting

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Title

Composite figures (part female) - Narilata

Subject

Symbolism in art (Narilata)
Mural painting--Lankatilaka Viharaya (Sri Lanka)
Decorative art

Description

This example of a Narilata motif belongs to the 14th century A.D. It is one of two such motifs painted on the overhead arch at the centre of the main shrine of the Lankatilaka temple near Gampola, Sri Lanka.

Creator

Sirima Kiribamune

Source

Lankatilaka Vihare , Sri Lanka

Date

14th 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.142

Coverage

ce

Citation

Sirima Kiribamune, "Composite figures (part female) - Narilata," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #12639, http://www.dlir.org/archive/items/show/12639 (accessed March 21, 2019).

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