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The heritage of Sri Lankan bronze sculpture.

The heritage of Sri Lankan bronze sculpture.

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Published by The Dept. of National Museums in Colombo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Bronze sculpture -- Sri Lanka,
    • Sculpture, Buddhist -- Sri Lanka,
    • Sculpture, Hindu -- Sri Lanka

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSri Lankan bronze sculpture, Bronze sculpture
      ContributionsSri Lanka. Jātika Kautukāgāra Depārtamēntuva.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNB134 .H47 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 78, [2] p. :
      Number of Pages78
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3717015M
      ISBN 109555780064
      LC Control Number2003325708
      OCLC/WorldCa53019947

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