State Archaeological Gallery Museum
Museum type :
Archaeological Museum

Established in :

Holidays :

Visiting Hours :
10 A.M. TO 5.00 P.M.

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Location :
Kolkata , India

Display Objects :

It includes details of Archaeological gallery. Most of the sculptures acquired and displayed so far are from Udaipur, Pilak, Jolaibari and other sites of Triprua. Out of them, the sculptures from Pilak are the exquisite collections.

Description :

State Archaeological Gallery Established in 1962. Collections include rare tools of the Early, Middle and the Late Stone Ages from Susunia (Bankura) and other sites, proto-historic antiquities from Pandu Rajar Dhibi (Burdwan), terracottas, sculptures, stone and stucco from the Gupta, Maurya, Sunga, Kushana, Pala and Mediaeval times. Also has section on Historical Art opened in 1963; displays large number of old terracottas, bronzes, wood-carvings, textiles and manuscripts. Sells several card-sets and other publications; activities include explorations and excavations of historical sites.