Hunugalagala Limestone Cave Excavation 2013

Hunugalagala is a limestone cave situated on the southern slope of the central highlands in Sri Lanka. It is a mighty rock formation that has been formed through million years ago. The surrounding area of this cave had been used by the foraging communities at least 4000 years ago.

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Geological Background of Some Archaeological Sites of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is well known for its richness of archaeological sites.As described in the great chronicles of Mahavamsa (300A.D.),Thupavamsa (300-600A.D.) and many others,such places are not restricted to one particular region or place and they are scattered all around the island.During the past 2500 years of written history of Sri Lanka, earth materials have been used to build up ancient cities,royal palaces and mighty irrigation systems.

Sigiriya Rock Units

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The Power of Museums

The transcript of the public lecturer deliver by Dr. Karen Lee at the National Museum, Colombo on July 24, 2013 organized by the American Center, Sri Lanka. We’ve come together tonight to talk about museums and their power to transform. This word ‘transform’ is interesting–a 2-way street really– not only CAN museums transform the lives […]