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Many facts about the pre-historic era of the sacred place of Rajagalatenna in Ampara could be found in the middle-stone-age stone inscriptions found during the excavations Rajagalatenna archaeological site done recently, Professor of History and Archaeological Alexander Kapukotuva of the Sri Jayewardenepura University said.

This is the second stage of the excavations at the site.

Professor Alexander stated that parts of snails brought for meals, charcoal, ash, skeletal remains of a serpent, parts of bones of the animals, human teeth, Kekuna seeds and micro stone equipment were recovered in second excavations.

History and Archaeological Professor Pathmasiri Kannangara of Sri Jayewardenepura University also confirmed the claims. Pix by Wasantha Chanadrapala-Ampara

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  • Yeti Friday, 01 June 2018 06:18 PM

    As usual the pics don'y tell you a thing, maybe they are just chicken bones and shells dug up from a home garden-why they never caption the pics is beyond me!!!

    Jesus Friday, 01 June 2018 07:32 PM

    Sri Lanken Buddhist got no history to tellLol

    Realist Saturday, 02 June 2018 09:41 AM

    Says someone who doesn't even belong to Sri Lanka.


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