4,000-year-old bone jewels, capstone found near Hyderabad
Nearly 4,000-year-old bone ornaments, a capstone and other rare objects belonging to the megalithic age have been found at different sites near Hyderabad.
Carbon dating confirms Keezhadi site is from Sangam era
Samples sent from archaeological excavations at Keezhadi have been identified as nearly 2,200 years old
1,400-year-old Buddha idol found in Odisha village
While 80 per cent of the five-foot statue was buried in the soil, the face of Lord Buddha with seven-head snake was found outside the ground.
Archaeologists Found 40 Tons Of Capstone, The Largest Ever Found In South India
The Telangana Archaeology Department has excavated a stunning discovery – one of India's largest capstones, and the largest such stone in south India so far.
Burial site predating Dholavira excavated in Gujarat
The excavation at Dhaneti, located about 25 km south of Bhuj in Kutch, has thrown up a major surprise for researchers. Unlike conventional burial sites of Harappan era discovered so far, this mass burial site is not in the vicinity...
Tsunami might have destroyed Harappan port town of Dholavira
Port town of Dholavira in Gujarat, the fifth largest Harappan site, might have been destroyed by a massive tsunami, a study by CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) has revealed. Dholavira, the second largest Harappan site located within the present borders...
Over 10,500 years old camping site discovered in Ladakh
The site was unearthed at 14,000 feet above sea level — on the way to Sasar La which leads to the Karakoram Pass. It suggests that humans camped in the area 10,500 years ago. As investigations revealed repeated human activity...
1,000-Year-Old Hindu Temple Excavated In Bangladesh
A rare Vishnu temple with a unique ‘nava-ratha’ architecture has been excavated at Madhabgaon village in Kaharol upazila of the northern district of Dinajpur by a team of archaeologists from Jahangirnagar University.
Chinese, Indian archaeologists Mull Exploring Birthplace of Buddhism
Indian and Chinese archaeologists are discussing a cultural cooperation project in order to trace the spread of Buddhism from India to China. The Institute of Archaeology under the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences will collaborate with Indian archaeologists at key...
Evidence Suggests Rakhigarhi Was A Major Harappan Centre
Archaeological findings and scientific data have indicated that Rakhigarhi had been the more important centre of the Indus Valley Civilisation than the townships of Harappa and Mohenjo Daro located in Pakistan. Excavations and the study of the findings have unfolded...