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Publications of Department of Archaeology

The Department of Archaeology in Sri Lanka is a government entity tasked with the preservation, conservation, and management of the nation's archaeological heritage. Established to oversee and conduct archaeological research and excavations, the department plays a crucial role in documenting historical sites and artefacts that illustrate Sri Lanka's rich cultural and historical past. It also enforces regulations to protect archaeological sites from damage and unauthorized activities, ensuring that these Heritage are preserved for future generations. The department’s efforts are central to understanding the island’s diverse history and maintaining its cultural legacy.

Archaeological Heritage Sites

Sri Lanka is a country blessed with an abundance of archaeological heritage
Sigiriya

Sigiriya

Rangiri Dambulla Cave Temple

Dambulla

Anuradhapura

Abhayagiriya

Kandy

Kandy

Polonnaruwa

Jethawanaya

Galle

Galle

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Archaeology Sites
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Department of Archaeology
Sir Marcus Fernando Mawatha,
Colombo - 07, Sri Lanka.

Phone : +94 11 2692840, +94 11 2692841
Fax : +94 11 2696250
Email : info@archaeology.gov.lk
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