The Ongoing Looting of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Heritage

Impacted cultural heritage in Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka, left to right: A beheaded statue; one of the four “Seated Buddhas” surrounding the Vatadage in the Sacred Quadrangle; a headless dwarf adorns the exterior walls of the Thivanka Pilimage (Image House) (all photos by and courtesy Emiline Smith) When the temple custodian of the Kotawehera Rajamaha temple … Read more