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Archaeology in Sri Lanka has the major function of exploring, excavating, conserving, protecting the monuments and sites. Here we have presented the information on Sri Lankan archaeologist, monuments, archaeological sites, and archaeological museums.

 

Museums in Sri Lanka

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 Sri Lanka.

Deegawapi
Deegawapi

Deegavapiya is a historical site in Digamadulla revered by all Buddhists. Deegavapi Viharaya is the ...

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Kataragama
Kataragama

In Sri Lanka, this place is visited by highest number of pilgrims daily. It is one ...

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Buduruwagala Museum
Buduruwagala Museum

Buduruwagala is located 5km south of Wellawaya. Literally it means images of Buddha.The gigantic Buddha ...

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Heritage sites in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka.

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Pioneering archaeologists in Sri Lanka

The Archaeologists in Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka.

Siran Upendra Deraniyagala

He received an M.A. at Cambridge University, a postgraduate Diploma ...
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Monuments in Sri Lanka

Monuments in Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka.

Naka Vihara
Naka Vihara

The site was constructed according to an unusual model and would have been similar to the seven story building in ...



Independence Commemoration Hal
Independence Commemoration Hal

The monument was built at the location where the formal ceremony marking the start of self rule, with the opening ...



Buduruwagala
Buduruwagala

The central of the three figures to the Buddha's right is thought to be the Buddhist mythological figure-the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara. ...



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Archaeological Organizations in Sri Lanka

Archaeological organizations of Sri Lanka 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.



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