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Archaeology in India has the major function of exploring, excavating, conserving, protecting the monuments and sites. Here we have presented the information on Indian archaeologist, monuments, archaeological sites, and archaeological museums.

 

Museums in India

The museums are mostly historical museums which house the monuments belonging to different periods, ranging from the prehistoric period to the colonial period and are located in different geographical settings. Here are the lists of museums that are present all over India.

Bodhgaya Museum
Bodhgaya Museum

The museum was established in the year 1956. The museum consists of two galleries and ...

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Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum

The mansion belonged to Revashankar Jagjeevan Jhaveri and the Mani family prior to that, Gandhi's ...

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Indian Museum
Indian Museum

The Indian Museum was founded by Dr Nathaniel Wallich a Danish botanist at Serampore near ...

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Heritage sites in India

India has an extraordinarily rich, vast and diverse cultural heritage in the form of built heritage, archaeological sites and remains since prehistoric times. Here we provide a short and snappy list of famous heritage sites in India.

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Pioneering archaeologists in India

The Archaeologists in India have contributed a lot to the Indus valley civilization and in the underwater Archaeology of the shore temples. Here we provide a short and snappy list of famous Archaeologist in India.

Ram Chandra Kak

He was Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir during 1945-7. ...
D. K. Chakrabarti

Dilip Kumar Chakrabarti is a famous Indian archaeologist and professor ...
George Menachery

Connected with many institutions and organizations involved in the research ...
Osbert Guy Stanhope Crawford

During his period he did a great deal to develop ...
Braj Basi Lal

He was the Director General of the Archaeological Survey of ...
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Monuments in India

Monuments in India mainly include temples, mosques, tombs, churches, cemeteries, forts, palaces, step-wells, rock-cut caves, and secular architecture as well as ancient mounds and sites which represent the remains of ancient habitation. Here you could browse through the famous monuments found in India.

India Gate
India Gate

The India Gate is one of the largest war memorials in India. Situated in the heart of New Delhi, India ...



Rashtrapati Bhawan
Rashtrapati Bhawan

Apart from Edwin Lutyens, the Chief architect and Chief Engineer Hugh Keeling there were many Indian contractors who were involved ...



Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum located in Agra, India, built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his ...



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Archaeological Organizations in India

Archaeological organizations of India are professional bodies operating either for commercial or non- commercial purpose providing information about each and every minute aspect in the field of archaeology. This page acts as illustrative resource that provides a list of the archaeology organizations existing throughout the world. You can also have access to the contact details, history and other details about the professional archaeological organizations.



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