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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.

Prince Of Wales Museum

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, formerly Prince of Wales Museum of Western India, Mumbai, ...

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AP State Archaeology Museum

The Department of Archaeology & Museums is a research oriented academic institution, the aim of ...

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Sri Rangapatna Museum

The storming of Seringapatam an oil painting by Sir Robert Ker Porter in ...

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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.

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 ...
Virendra Nath Misra

He Conducted Archaeological explorations and geological investigations 1958-61. Valleys of the ...
Braj Basi Lal

He was the Director General of the Archaeological Survey of ...

1. Route of Buddha from the place of Enlightenment to ...
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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.


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


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

India Gate

The India Gate is one of the largest war memorials in India. Situated in the heart of New Delhi, India ...

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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.