Archaeology Dept reveals statistics over destruction caused to monuments

Archaeology Dept reveals statistics over destruction caused to monuments

Archaeology Dept reveals statistics over destruction caused to monuments

Written by Keshala Dias

25 Jan, 2018 | 1:32 pm

According to the Department of Archaeology, 290 ruins and monuments were destroyed by various individuals, last year. Director General, Professor P. B. Mandawala, said unauthorised excavations and authorised constructions were among them.

The highest number of damage to property artifacts has been reported from the Anuradhapura District, which stands at 81.

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