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Rakhigarhi is a Harappan-era settlement with seven mounds

Recent Excavations In Haryana’s Rakhigarhi Throw New Light On Indus Valley Civilisation

Rakhigarhi continues to surprise archaeologists and history-lovers with its wealth of artefacts and treasures

08 December 2022

According to media reports, there are 3,600 ASI-protected monuments in the country

Free Entry To Monuments Under ASI-Protection Until August 15

This will be provided to Indian travellers as well as foreign visitors who plan to visit these sites from August 5 to August 15


Maya Train line will run 1,500 kilometres from the Yucatan peninsula

Fragile Pre-Historic Sites At Threat Because Of Mexico’s New Tourist Train

Activists state that the heavy, high-speed rail project might damage the coastal jungle and destroy delicate cenotes


A fossil park in Dholavira

The Future of Our Past: What We Can Learn From Dholavira's Ruins

Questions are the lifeblood of scientific enquiry as they are of political dialogue. In fact, they are the essence of any dialogue

18 November 2022

Through this survey, 3,693 monuments and 143 ticketed sites, are being managed as well as protected

Taj Mahal Emerges As The Highest Revenue Generating Monument In India

Despite covid-19 pandemic followed by travel restrictions and only a limited number of visitors allowed inside the monument, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) stated that the monument sold tickets amounting to a total...


Roman soldiers erected votive stones which were small altars that were found at the Herwin-Hemeling

Dutch Archaeologists Unearth 2000-Year-Old Roman Temple Complex

The excavation was carried out in the village of Herwin-Hemeling situated in the eastern central province of Gelderland close to the Netherland-German border, also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site

22 June 2022

The findings also shed light on the lifestyle and the financial status of the family

Pompeii’s New Discovery Sheds Light On The Homes Of People In The Ancient City

Archaeologists discovered some fascinating insights into the domestic environment of ordinary citizens of the city. Take a peek at things like wooden dishware closets, three-legged accent tables with bowls, trunks, and more

08 August 2022

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The new found brick wall at the site

Ancient Artefacts Uncovered At Historic Site Near Kolkata

Artefacts and brick walls at archaeological site near Kolkata strengthens beliefs about existence of an ancient urban settlement

01 June 2022

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01 June 2022
Egypt Unveils Myriads Of Primeval Sarcophagi And Statuettes

Egypt Unveils Myriads Of Primeval Sarcophagi And Statuettes

Amongst the findings, 250 ancient Egyptian coffins and 150 bronze statuettes were discovered which dated way back to 2,500 years ago


07 April 2022
National Monuments Authority Asks ASI To Place Ganesha Idols Inside Qutub Complex 'Respectfully'

National Monuments Authority Asks ASI To Place Ganesha Idols Inside Qutub Complex 'Respectfully'

The former MP said he had raised the issue with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) more than a year ago, but is yet to receive a response to his letter.


09 March 2022
Chronicles of Buddhism: Highlights of Gujarat's Buddhist Circuit

Chronicles of Buddhism: Highlights of Gujarat's Buddhist Circuit

Despite its significance to Jains and Hindus, continuing archaeological discoveries have revealed the sheer extent of the spread of Buddhism in Gujarat


01 October 2021
How The Past Speaks

How The Past Speaks

An itinerant, evocative tour of archaeological sites attempts, through astute reflection, to reshape the idea of India


14 August 2021
The Harappa of Mesoamerica

The Harappa of Mesoamerica

Teotihuacán whispers to us in its unknown language: we understand because Mexico and India share the same storyline


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27 July 2021
Culture Ministry Should Involve Private Sector To Fix Fund Crunch And Make Museums, ASI Sites: Panel

Culture Ministry Should Involve Private Sector To Fix Fund Crunch And Make Museums, ASI Sites: Panel

The panel noted that the ministry has come up with an idea of identifying some start-ups who will then incubate an idea and then put it out for mainstreaming...


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