The second season of the hunters in Transition project was initiated between 22nd July and 4th September 2016. Two excavations have been carried out in [...]
By Sachin Kumar Tiwary Ethno rock art can provide insights of value to Archaeoscientists into how people in the past may have lived, especially with regard [...]
The 3rd Biennial Conference of the International Association for Asian Heritage will be held at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka on 27th -28th December [...]
Keynote address by Prof. Raj Somadewa at The Annual Research Session 2013 of University of Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka
The leading and eminent figures of the prehistoric research in this country, Dr. P.E.P Deraniyagala and Dr. Siran Deraniyagala are from your area. Once we thought that history of our civilization was supplanted by the so called Aryans who migrated from the northern part of the Indian subcontinent. New evidence are appearing to argue that it is not a correct historical assumption. As our historical chronicles describe, the Aryan migrants arrived here in 600 BCE. But now we know at least 1800 years before that we were in a position to cremate our deceased relatives and construct burial chambers to deposit their corporeal remains.
Commencing in 2008 with a focus on caves in metamorphic terrains, the project Cave Science Sri Lanka has investigated forty-eight caves. Thirty-seven caves have been mapped by the Sri Lankan members of the project, twenty-five have been investigated in more detail and samples have been collected from twelve caves for analysis.
Abstract Volume: International Conference on Asian Art, Culture and Heritage, August 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka
The abstract volume of the International Conference on Asian Art, Culture and Heritage held on August 21st-23rd , 2013 at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo Sri Lanka.
The marine archaeologists from the Maritime Archaeology Unit (MAU) of Central Cultural Fund (CCF) established in Galle in their archaeological explorations carried out in Delft Island in the North of Sri Lanka in August this year have discovered three inscriptions that have not been hither to revealed.
Theme : Historical Sites/Natural Landscape in the SAARC Region Background Today, photography has become an art by itself, with many modern advances to photography. The SAARC [...]
The programme for the International Conference on Asian Art, Culture and Heritage 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka organized by the International Association of Asian Heritage.
New Maritime Archaeological discoveries in Eastern Province in Sri Lanka: With special emphasis on Trincomale to Potuvil
Maritime Archaeology Unit (MAU) of Central Cultural Fund (CCF) is carried out an underwater Archaeological non disturbance exploration in the Eastern coastal area (From Trincomalee to Potuvill), 13th of July to 26th of August 2013.Drawing the measured and non measured drawings, photographical and video documentation, applying GPS and remote sensing are the used methods for the exploration.Trincomalee, Batticaloa and Pothuwil are the main selected areas for the survey.