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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.

Visvesvaraya Museum

The museum was instituted as part of the centenary celebrations of the engineer-statesman Sir M. ...

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Vaishali Museum

Vaishali is known for its rich heritage. The excavation of various sites in and around ...

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Shankardev Kalakschetra Museum

Shankardev Kalakschetra is an Assamese cultural museum in the Panjabari area of Guwahati, India. It ...

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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.



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.

Braj Basi Lal

He was the Director General of the Archaeological Survey of ...
Osbert Guy Stanhope Crawford

During his period he did a great deal to develop ...
Ronald  Hutton

Hutton's books on paganism have received some criticism from certain ...
SACHIN TIWARY

1. Route of Buddha from the place of Enlightenment to ...
Swaraj Prakash Gupta

Dr. S.P. Gupta was born in 1931, and at the ...
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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.

Qutub Minar

Muslim ruler of Delhi, commenced construction of the Qutb Minar in 1193, but could only complete its base. His successor, ...



Lucknow

The ancient history of Lucknow is believed to begin after the Suryawanshi king Lord Rama ordered his younger brother Lakshmana ...



Rashtrapati Bhawan

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



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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.