IndiaN archaeology an overview
Archaeology » Overview of world archaeology » Indian Archaeology
 
 

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.

Shankardev Kalakschetra Museum

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

details »



Sanchi Museum

Sanchi Museum stands witness to Indian's rich religious and architectural heritage. This is an important ...

details »



Tibetan Work And Archives Museum

The Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA) is a Tibetan library in Dharamsala, India. ...

details »



More museums of India »Museums of India



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 ...
SACHIN TIWARY

1. Route of Buddha from the place of Enlightenment to ...
Ram Chandra Kak

He was Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir during 1945-7. ...
Rakhaldas D. Bandyopadhyay

Discovery of Mohenjo-daro and Harappa civilizations won the Jubilee Research Prize ...
Swaraj Prakash Gupta

Dr. S.P. Gupta was born in 1931, and at the ...
More archaeologists from India »Archaeologists of India


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.

Taj Mahal

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



Jantar Mantar

The Yantra Mandir is an equinoctial dial; consider a gigantic triangular gnomon with the hypotenuse parallel to the Earth's axis. ...



Lucknow

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



More monument of India »Monuments of India


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.