Firearm and Javelin

Image title: Firearm and Javelin

Description of the photo

English text:

A wooden bas-relief showing two soldiers holding a firearm and a javelin, Padeniya viharaya, (18th century), Kurunegala District

Sinhala text (not proofread):

ගිනි අවියක් සහ හෙල්ලක් දරා සිටින සොල්දාදුවන් දෙදෙනෙක්, පාදෙණිය විහාරය, (18 වන සියවස), කුරුණෑගල දිස්ත්‍රික්කය

Transcription:

gini aviyak saha hellak darā siṭina soldāduvan dedenek, pādeṇiya vihāraya, (18 vana siyavasa), kuruṇǣgala distrikkaya

Transcription:

gini aviyak saha hellak dara sitina soldaduvan dedenek, padeniya viharaya, (18 vana siyavasa), kurunagala distrikkaya

Tamil text (not proofread):

சற்றே புடைத்திருக்கும்படி சிற்பங்களை வடிக்கும் முறையில், மரத்தில் செய்யப்பட்ட ஒரு சிற்ப வேலை துப்பாக்கியையும் எறியும் ஈட்டியையும் கைக்கொண்டு நிற்கும் இரு படைவீரர்களின் உருவம். (பாதெனியா விஹாரய, குருணாகள் மாவட்டம் (18ம் நூற்றாண்டு)

Transcription:

caṟṟē puṭaittirukkumpaṭi ciṟpaṅkaḷai vaṭikkum muṟaiyil, marattil ceyyappaṭṭa oru ciṟpa vēlai tuppākkiyaiyum eṟiyum īṭṭiyaiyum kaikkoṇṭu niṟkum iru paṭaivīrarkaḷiṉ uruvam. (pāteṉiyā vihāraya, kuruṇākaḷ māvaṭṭam (18m nūṟṟāṇṭu)

"A wood carving in the slightly incised style of two soldiers holding guns and throwing spears. (Bathenia Viharaya, Kurunagal District (18th century)"

Transcription:

sarre pudaithirukkumbadi sirpangalai vadikkum muraiyil, marathil seyyappatta oru sirpa velai thuppakkiyaiyum eriyum ittiyaiyum kaikkondu nirkum iru padaivirarkalin uruvam. (patheniya viharaya, kurunagal mavattam (18m nurrandu)

Gallery information:

These photos were taken at the Maritime Museum in Galle (Sri Lanka) which include objects recovered from the 2nd century B.C. Godawaya shipwreck. The Maritime Museum is housed in Galle's historic Dutch warehouse (built in 1671) and opened its doors on May 9, 1992. The Maritime Archaeology Museum is serving as a centre of education for various groups of visitors and researchers of Southern region of Sri Lanka.

Photo details:
Date: 2023-09-17
Camera: SONY ILCE-6400
Exposure: 1/125
Aperture: f/3.5
ISO: 6400
Focal length: 18mm

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