Excavations at Polonnaruwa to be carried out for the next five years

Source: News.lk 20150831

The world heritage site of Polonnaruwa in Sri Lanka will be the focus of archaeological excavations for the next five years.

Source: News.lk 20150831
Source: News.lk 20150831

Archaeological excavations in Polonnaruwa under a five year plan
News.lk, 31 August 2015

The historic Polonnaruwa sacred city’s archaeological excavations commenced under a five year plan.
It has been implemented as an international excavation work under the Central Cultural Fund. The Archeological excavations of Polonnaruwa will take place until the year 2020, under the supervision of Professor of Archeology Robin Canham with the aim finding out more information about the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa.

The excavations were commenced from the ‘number two plot’ of Polonnaruwa Shiva Devalaya.

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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