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Visualization and Haptic Rendering of Ancient Woodcarvings in Sri Lanka

Abstract: This research presents a case study focused on the visualization and haptic rendering of ancient woodcarvings in Sri Lanka. This paper introduces a...

A new book – Prehistoric Sri Lanka: Late Pleistocene rockshelters and the open-air site – Dr. Nimal Perera

A new book on Prehistoric Sri Lanka by Dr. Nimal Perera(Deputy Director General, Department of Archaeology, Sri Lanka) has been published by the British...

Speleological Exploration to Sthreepura Lena Cave at Kuruwita, Sri Lanka

how get ex back Abstract Sthreepura Lena Cave (06°49' 54.6'' N and 08°22' 27.8'' E) in Rathnapura District located 322.78m msl was speleologically investigated in...

Postgraduate Courses in Archaeology – Heritage – Museology at PGIAR

The Postgraduate Institute of Archaeology (PGIAR), University of Kelaniya is calling for applications for following postgraduate courses for the next academic year.

Fishing Practices in Prehistoric Sri Lanka

A considerable amount of information on prehistoric culture has been gathered from various areas in Sri Lanka. Batadomba Lena Cave in Kuruwita and Bundala...

Re-examination of the interpretations given by Senarat Paranavitana to several literary terms occurring in certain lithic records

  how can i get my ex girlfriend back Senarat Paranavitana was the most competent epigraphist we have ever had and he has deciphered hundreds of...

Speleothems in Gneissic Caves of Sri Lanka

Weliange W.S1 & Pathmakumara Jayasingha2 Speleothems are mineral deposits found in caves and karsts, which are classified and named, based on the type of formation,...

Aboriginal Ecology; finding missing link between prehistoric man and the modern man

become man"s heart     Abstract Veddah is the last remaining group of people in Sri Lanka who believed to be the descendents of the prehistoric man. Therefore...

Protohistoric copper metallurgy in Sri Lanka: an overview* – Arjuna Thantilage

Arjuna Thantilage, Phd Senior Lecturer Postgraduate Institute of Archaeology Introduction Although Sri Lanka has no significant ‘Bronze Age’ culture, it would appear that copper metallurgy had played some...

NEOLITHIC-MEGA LITHIC Cultures of SOUTH INDIA – Dr. M.S. Nagaraja Rao

  The public lecture delivered by the Dr. M.S. Nagaraja Rao at the National Museum Auditorium, Colombo, Sri Lanka is available to download as MP3 or...

Sinhalese Influence on Laos: From its Beginning to Consolidation – Part II – The regional context

  Hema Goonatilake PhD (Lond) Visiting Professor, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia Published in the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, New Series,...

An Excavation of a Shell-midden at Pallemalla in Southern Littoral area of Sri Lanka: Some Evidence of Prehistoric Chenier Occupation in c. 4th millennium...

Fig 1.1 The sites mentioned in the textRaj Somadeva1 and Sudevi Ranasinghe2 1Senior Lecturer, Postgraduate Institute of Archaeology, Colombo, 2Researcher, Department of Archaeology, Colombo. Abstract A rescue...

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Sigiriya – An introduction to the ancient wonder

Sigiriya, an ancient wonder of Sri Lanka was designated as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1982, due to its universal value

Galle Fort – Sri Lanka: UNESCO World Heritage Site 2020

In the southwest coastal area of the island, there lies the famous bay of Galle shaded from the picturesque surrounding. Its history extends back to 545 AC, as one of the most ancient ports recorded in the Cosmography of Cosmas Indicopleustes. It was the main port of the country, by the time Portuguese arrived here.

Claudius Ptolemy’s Sri Lankan Map

Claudius Ptolemy's Sri Lankan Map is the most famous historical map of this island nation. Ptolemy created this map in 139 AD. The Greeks...

Sri Lanka (Taprobane) in the Eratosthenes’ map of the known world, c. 194 BC

This map is the first known map that Sri Lanka geographically appears on a map. Eratosthenes (276 to 196 BC) created it in 194...

Book Review: Anubudhu Mihindu Mahimi – Mihindhu High Priest-The Second Buddha

Anubudhu Mihidhu Mahahimi is a much-awaited biography on the Arahath Mahinda who was instrumental in introducing Buddhism to our island.
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