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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.

Bijapur Museum

Archaeological Museum, established in 1892, is situated at Bijapur, in Karnataka.The museum also has a ...

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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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Napier Museum

The Napier Museum is an art and natural history museum situated in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital ...

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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.

Osbert Guy Stanhope Crawford

During his period he did a great deal to develop ...
D. K. Chakrabarti

Dilip Kumar Chakrabarti is a famous Indian archaeologist and professor ...
Ronald  Hutton

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

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

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

Jantar Mantar

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



Qutub Minar

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



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.