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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.

Badami Museum

The museum has four galleries, an open gallery in the veranda and an open air ...

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Amaravathi Museum

Amaravati Museum in Amaravati gives you an excellent opportunity to witness the superb collection of ...

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Visakha Museum

The Museum has some of the best and finest artistic items put on display. The Visakha ...

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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.

Virendra Nath Misra

He Conducted Archaeological explorations and geological investigations 1958-61. Valleys of the ...
Ram Chandra Kak

He was Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir during 1945-7. ...
George Menachery

Connected with many institutions and organizations involved in the research ...
Rakhaldas D. Bandyopadhyay

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

Rashtrapati Bhawan

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


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

Jantar Mantar

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

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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.