Seated Buddha: Isurumuniya Temple


  • multi-colored flaming mandorla very characteristic of Sri Lanka
  • multi-colored flame on head (uncommon)
  • fine wavy lines on robes
  • double lotus seat
  • urna as dot
  • hand-sewn doily covering hands (traditional in Sri Lanka) as an offering

Location: Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura: Isurumuṇiya Temple
Photo date: 1966 or earlier

Full Size Image
Original Museum Website

Digital images courtesy of the Getty’s Open Content Program.


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