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Dambulla Cave Temple Sigiriya, Sri Lanka. Hundreds of gilded Buddhist statues, some 50 feet long, sit, stand, and lie beneath 21,000 square feet of tapestry-like cave paintings depicting Buddha and his life. Statues of Ganesh and Vishnu are also garnished daily with fresh garlands from the pilgrims who come to worship.
Wooden mask, Sri Lanka, 1771-1920. Wooden mask, Sri Lanka, 1771-1920. Wooden mask, Sri Lanka, 1771-1920.4 0 c m 35cm actual image size: 27cm x 32cm Description Sinhalese painted polychrome mask with ear-pieces and moveable jaw, representing a demon's head surmounted by a flaming two-tier headdress. Associated with kolam play.