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Three inscriptions discovered in Delft Island 3

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.

Brahmi script

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Godawaya: an ancient port city (2nd Century CE.) and the recent discovery of the unknown wooden wreck

Rasika Muthucumarana Maritime Archaeologist Maritime Archaeology unit – Central cultural fund – Galle – Sri Lanka Godawaya is a small fishing village, which belongs to the Hambantota district of Southern Sri Lanka. It is situated between Ambalantota and Hambantota near the river mouth of the Walawe River, the fourth-biggest river of the country. This used […]