The Kotte archaeological Museum is located on the main street of Borella-Pitakotte, Bangala Junction, Etul Kotte. EW Perera Memorial The Archeological Museum of Kotte has been named after one of Kotte’s greatest sons, EW Perera . He is also known as the Kotte Lion. Established in 1992, the museum is dedicated to E.W. Perera’s home is located in Ihala Walawa and has about five showrooms. It contains various artifacts found in Kotte and elsewhere, including its various regional flags, local clothing, weapons, pottery, chinaware and collections. Coins and other relics.
Near the entrance, on a table, is a map (map) of the Old Fort city, displaying its fortifications and everything.Several black and white photographs hang on the walls of some of the most recognizable archaeological sites in Kotte, particularly the Veherakanda site in Baddegana, before excavation and conservation.
The collection of flags on display is particularly impressive. The Narasingha flag with the image of a lion with a red, black and white human head from the Ambakka Devalaya, the Hansa flag of the Kandyan, the Gajasinha flag of the Kandy Kalavi and the elephant trunk in green.
A small collection of statues is also on display. Elephant Samadhi Buddha, a wooden Buddha found near the Dalada Madura in Kotte, a limestone Samadhi Buddha, a metal kneeling figure, a four-inch tall female figure, with an even smaller figure in her hands, was found near a moat or moat. Near the Mahasen Devamudra, a bell with a handle carved in the shape of a human image, a bronze engraved lamp, a silver wine cup, a silver wine cup, a metal chunam bag, silver rings, beads, hair from the turtle’s hair.
There is also an interesting collection of colonial-era costumes. The long sleeved white jacket is decorated with Renda lace and embellished with floral designs.
Among the local items on display are soft fabrics with a brown and brown wardrobe, pata kambaya and kukkuta beard. The description say that these were found in the tombs of the Portuguese.
A side room of the house was built by the late E.W. Perera’s personal belongings are for sale. Another room on the side is a collection of antique ceramics, including porcelain plates and plates, Chinese-style houses, sailboats, birds and flowers, stunning countryside views, flowers, and more.
The back hall is dedicated to a collection of coins, and if you’re a numerologist, you’ll be impressed.
Like many archaelogical museums, it is a small collection housed in a very attractive building. Although there are not so many ancient swords and faded diagrams, you can find out about Kotte’s history as well as other places in Sri Lanka.
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