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Sri Lanka Archaeology
August 6, 2017
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20th Century Historians: Rev. Fr. S G Perera
Chryshane Mendis
July 26, 2017
Chryshane Mendis
July 26, 2017
The student of the colonial history of Sri Lanka has undoubtedly come upon the name of S. G. Perera in their studies. Fr...
The Fortress of Colombo: What else remains?
Chryshane Mendis
July 24, 2017
Chryshane Mendis
July 24, 2017
My research into the remains of the Fort of Colombo led me to identify 7 locations in total which all belongs to the Dut...
Chryshane Mendis
July 20, 2017
Sri Lanka is home to several Dutch forts found throughout the island in varying size; much of the Dutch forts have survi...
Sri Lanka Archaeology
July 16, 2017
The great Chronicles Mahavamsha and Sandesa kavviya (messenger poems) had not mentioned about the activities of the anci...
20th Century Historians : D.W. Ferguson
Chryshane Mendis
July 12, 2017
Chryshane Mendis
July 12, 2017
Historical researches undoubtedly require reference to original sources; at present much of the original literature on S...
Kotte Heritage 3: The Bastions and Passes
Chryshane Mendis
July 11, 2017
Chryshane Mendis
July 11, 2017
Passes and bastions are important elements of fortifications. The Passes, large and small give access to and from a fort...
Chryshane Mendis
July 8, 2017
The harbour of Kolon Thota or Colombo was a prominent port in ancient Sri Lanka and from the 15th century onwards it was...
Chryshane Mendis
June 26, 2017
The Pettah, located in the heart of Colombo bordering the Colombo harbor and the commercial hub Fort was once part of th...
Life in Sri Lankan Archaeology
Chryshane Mendis
June 5, 2017
Chryshane Mendis
June 5, 2017
Archaeology, the scientific study of the material remains of the human past is a unique field in where the participant w...
Martello Tower, Hambantota
Chryshane Mendis
June 1, 2017
Chryshane Mendis
June 1, 2017
The Martello Tower is a type of fortification constructed by the British in the 19th century. This was a small round for...
Kotte Heritage 2: The Ramparts and the Moat
Chryshane Mendis
May 30, 2017
Chryshane Mendis
May 30, 2017
Chryshane Mendis Program Coordinator, archaeology.lk The ramparts are an important feature in fortifications which serve...
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