By Sachin Kumar Tiwary Ethno rock art can provide insights of value to Archaeoscientists into how people in the past may have lived, especially with regard to their social structures, religious beliefs and other aspects of their culture”. This way, the methodological approach proposed in this publication can also contribute for the development of Cognitive Archaeology, in particular, and brings, in a general way, important information for future research in the fields of archaeology, anthropology, rock art, ethnography, and symbolism, among others.. The book has three chapters and 103 figures. The present project titled “Ethno Rock Art: A Case Study of [...]
This study focuses upon the development of urbanisation in southern Sri Lanka during the proto, early and late historical periods c. 900 BC onwards.
Bibliography of the published writings of Professor Senerat Paranavitana, pioneering archeologist and epigraphist of Sri Lanka.
Dr. Vidanapathirana's investigation of he relict cutural landscape of the two key river basins of the Malvatu Oya and Kala Oya has the distinction of being a pioneering study and the first book in the relatively neglected field of Sri Lanka's historical geography.
Cover Page 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 have been visited and photographically documented. The book contains a comprehensive text covering different aspects of the subject. This is the first full-fledge publication based on the Rock Paintings and buying cialis Engravings Sites in Sri Lanka. 135 colour plates, 20 [...]
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 Archaeology Reports. This is the major publication on Sri Lanka Prehistory after the Dr. Siran Deraniyagala's book. It is available at the Postgraduate Institute of Archaeology Library(407, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 07,) and the Royal Asiatic Society Library(96, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo 07). […]