Scene from the Dahamsonda Jataka

Stone panel with scene in the wilderness from the Dahamsonda Jataka. The painting is divided into two fields, with on the left a black rock from which King Dahamsonda has been told by the god Sakkraia, in the form of a demon, to jump into his mouth. On the right above, Sakkraia, having acquainted him with Bana, transports the king back to his native country. There is a Sinhalese inscription at the base.

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