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Bibliography: Primary Sources

  1. Bandaranayake, Senake and Jayasinghe, Gamini The Rock and Wall Paintings of Sri Lanka Lake House Press, Colombo, 1986
  2. Basanayake, H. T. Sri Lankan Monastic Architecture, Sri Satguru Publications, Delhi 1985
  3. Coomaraswamy, Ananda K. Medieval Sinhalese Art, Second Edition, Pantheon, New York
  4. Coomaraswamy, Ananda K. Bronzes from Ceylon, Chiefly in the Colombo Museum, Department of Government Printing, Colombo 1914
  5. Dohanian, D. K. The Mahayana Buddhist Sculpture of Ceylon, Garland, New York, 1977
  6. Gombrich, Richard Precept and Practice, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1971
  7. Gombrich, Richard Theravada Buddhism, Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1988
  8. Harle, J. C. The Art and Architecture of the Indian Subcontinent, Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1986
  9. Ling, Trevor The Buddha, Scribners, New York, 1973
  10. Manjusri, L. T. P. Design Elements from Sri Lankn Temple Paintings, Published by the Archeological Society of Sri Lanka 1977
  11. Paranavitana, Senarat Art of the Ancient Sinhalese, Lake House, Colombo, 1970
  12. Paranavitana, Senarat (ed.) The University of Ceylon History of Ceylon, Vol.I, 1959-60
  13. Paranavitana, Senarat The Stupa in Ceylon, Ceylon Government Press Colombo Museum 1980
  14. Rowland, Benjamin The Art and Architecture of India, Penguin, New York, 1977
  15. Silva, Roland 'Classical Creations,' Sri Lanka, APA Productions, Hong Kong, 1983
  16. von Schroeder, Ulrich Buddhist Sculptures of Sri Lanka, Visual Dharma Publications, Hong Kong, 1990

Major resource locations

  1. Anuradhapura Archeological Museum - Colombo
  2. Archeological Department - Colombo
  3. Ashmolean Museum - Oxford
  4. Avery Brundage Collection - San Francisco
  5. Boston Museum - Massachusetts
  6. British Museum - London
  7. Cleveland Museum - Ohio
  8. Kunsthistorischen Museum - Vienna
  9. Museum of Archeology and Anthropology - Cambridge UK
  10. Museum fur Volkerkunde - Munich
  11. Museo de Arte Antiga - Lisbon
  12. Los Angeles County Museum - California
  13. National Museum of Colombo - Sri Lanka
  14. National Museum of Scotland - Edinburgh
  15. Polonnaruwa Museum - Sri Lanka
  16. Royal Scottish Museum - Edinburgh
  17. Schatzkammer der Residenz - Munich
  18. Tropen Museum - Amsterdam
  19. Victoria and Albert Museum - London

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