Dedigama
Museum type :
ARCHAEOLOGICAL

Established in :

Holidays :
Tuesdays

Visiting Hours :
8.00am to 5.00 pm

Contact No :

Location :
Sri Lanka , Sri Lanka

Display Objects :

The museum contains the collection of Stone/Metal /Terracotta/ Timber findings, Coins, Beads etc.




Description :

  • In Dedigama, two similar lamps of same design were found buried in the relic chamber of the Sutighara Cetiya.

  • The lamps belong to the twelfth century A.D. The elephant lamp was an ingenious creation of an unknown craftsman.

  • The lamps were hanging type and has a unique design.