Over 2000-year-old archaeological evidence uncovered in Balangoda

Over 2000-year-old archaeological evidence uncovered in Balangoda

Written by Bella Dalima

02 Sep, 2014 | 8:54 pm

Archaeological evidence of an ancient village believed to be over 2000 years old has been uncovered in the Kalupedigama Grama Niladhari Division in Balangoda. These ancient ruins have been discovered during excavations conducted by a team headed by Professor Raj Somadeva.

Archaeological excavations had begun about a month ago near the Kirimakulgolla tank in the Kalupedigama Grama Seva Division. The team of archaeologists had discovered ruins of an ancient village and ruins of an ancient house which is over 2000 years old.

Archaeologists point out that the house which was built using clay walls was circular in shape. These archaeological excavations are been carried out in an area located ten kilometres away from Kuragala in Balangoda.

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