The Frescoes covered most of the western face of the Lion Rock in Sigiriya, an area 140 metres long and 40 metres high. There are references in the graffiti to 500 ladies in these paintings. The true identity of the ladies in these paintings still have not been confirmed. There are various ideas about their identity. Some believe that they are the ladies of the king’s while others think that they are women taking part in religious observances.