New security system to protect Sigiriya frescos

Sunday, 10 May 2015 - 16:19

It has been proposed to fix a security system using new technology to protect the Sigiriya frescos.

The Archaeological Department stated that a feasibility study has been handed over to the Archaeological Commissioner General Dr. Senarath Dissanayake.

The new security system is expected to trigger an alarm in the event of the frescos been touched by anyone.

The Archaeological Department stated that these measures had to be taken due to recent incidents where people had attempted to cause damages to the Sigiriya frescos.

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