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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.

State Archaeological Gallery Museum

State Archaeological Gallery Established in 1962. Collections include rare tools of the Early, Middle and ...

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Salar Jung Museum

The Salar Jung Museum is an art museum at Dar-Ul-Shifa, on the southern bank of ...

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Sanskar Kendra Museum

Sanskar Kendra is a museum located in the city of Ahmadabad in India. Designed by ...

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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 ...
Swaraj Prakash Gupta

Dr. S.P. Gupta was born in 1931, and at the ...
Osbert Guy Stanhope Crawford

During his period he did a great deal to develop ...
George Menachery

Connected with many institutions and organizations involved in the research ...
Ronald  Hutton

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

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. ...



Gaitor

It has been the royal cremation ground of the kings and princes of the ruling clan of Jaipur from Sawai ...



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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.