An international team comprised of experts in diving and underwater archaeology from Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines participated in the assessment of a shipwreck at Godawaya, Sri Lanka. The main objective of the exploration was to make assessment of the wreck site based on the data generated during the fieldwork.
Author : Raj Somadewa PhD Publisher: The Postgraduate Institute of Archaeology, University of Kelaniya Prize: Rs. 9000/= / ₤ 45/= / $ 65/= (10% discount available for booksellers) ISBN: 978-955-8522-12-7 This book presents the results of a two years field survey project carried out on the Rock Paintings and Engraving(RPE) sites in Sri Lanka. 23 RPE sites out of 57 […]
The shipwreck Earl of Shaftsbury is buried on the southern coast of Sri Lanka very close to a frequented tourist destination. It was run aground hitting on a rock at Akurala about three miles away from the shore. In 1893 when sailing from Bombay to Diamond Island the ship sailed past Rangoon through Colombo harbour after unloading charcoal.
Ananda Coomaraswamy Memorial Conference on Asian Art and Culture University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka 8th -10th September 2012 An international conference to mark the 135th birth anniversary and 65th death anniversary of Ananda Coomaraswamy will be held on 8th-10th September 2012 at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. The conference is being organized by the […]