The Prehistory and Protohistory of Sri Lanka – Dr Siran Deraniyagala

THE PREHISTORY AND
PROTOHISTORY OF SRI LANKA

 

S. U. Deraniyagala
Ph.D. (Harvard), M.A., B.A. (Cantab.)
D Sc. (Sabaragamuwa), D.Litt. (Peradeniya)
Fellow National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka

 

2007

 Extract from: The Art and Archaeology of Sri Lanka I 2007 – Prematilleke, L., S. Bandaranayake, S.U. Deraniyagala and R. Silva eds. Colombo: Central Cultural Fund, publ. 436.

Courtesy,  Central Cultural Fund

 

CONTENTS

Introduction
Chronology
Quaternary Environment
Settlement and Subsistence
Technology
Ornament, Art, Ritual and Mortuary
Physical Anthropology
Neolithic/Chalcolithic
Protohistoric Iron Age
Transition to the Historical Period
Conclusions
Review
Research Stage V: Formulation
Notes
References to Literature

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