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Fresco Paintings at Sigiriya Rock, Seegiriya Sri Lanka

Fresco Paintings at Sigiriya Rock, Seegiriya Sri Lanka IMG0158

THG Sigiri Frescies (Sigiri Lalanavo or Sigiri Apsaravo)THG SIGIRI FRESCOES From over 500 paintings done on the Sigiri wall, only about 22 female figures still remain , many destroyed by vandals over the years. That these painting are still mostly intact and the colours remain bright. These are believed to have been painted in the fifth century AD. It is believed that there were paintings all over the rock which were later destroyed. The frescoes are the only non-religious old paintings in SriLanka.

Photograph Taken in 1930-40s.

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