Career  /  Published 25.11.21

How to make a career in museum curation: Advice from numismatist Mahesh Kalra

Master’s, PG diploma and certificate courses in Ancient Indian Culture and Archaeology, History would be a good starting point for a career in Numismatics ...
By Subhadrika Sen

Career  /  Published 17.11.21

Combining Geophysics and Archaeology: Nature of work and what to study

Terrestrial and marine geophysicist from Wessex Archaeology shares an outline of a career ...
By Subhadrika Sen

World  /  Published 26.07.21

UK’s largest Jurassic starfish colony found

Millions of years before the Cotswolds, in western England, became a popular vacation destination, romanticised for its ancient woodlands, honey-coloured stone villages and medieval abbeys, it was a s...
By Aina J. Khan in London

India  /  Published 09.04.21

Gyanvapi radar survey ordered

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

World  /  Published 23.11.20

Pompeii: 2,000 year old bodies found

Excavations at a suburban villa outside ancient Pompeii this month have recovered the remains of two original dwellers frozen in time by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius one fateful morning nearly 2,000 ...
By Elisabetta Povoledo in Rome


Education  /  Published 08.06.20

Marine archaeology has potential

I am a student of history and would like to study marine archaeology. What are its prospects in India and abroad? Can I get a master’s degree in it?Archaeology is an interdisciplinary subject that s...
By Shivani Manchanda

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.19

In interior Bengal, a treasure awaiting discovery

Debagram is a village in Bengal’s Nadia district. Adjacent to it is a forest verdant with sal, palash, segun, hijal and teak trees. The place, where the forest is located, once housed a garh or fort...
By Bitan Sikdar

Opinion  /  Published 17.06.19

A museum whose survival is a miracle

Gurusaday Dutt was a member of the colonial Indian Civil Service and, in the course of his extensive travels in undivided Bengal as an administrator, he had amassed a priceless collection of folk and ...
By Soumitra Das

India  /  Published 24.02.19

Deluge drowned mighty Guptas: Study

A great deluge that wreaked havoc on vast swathes of what is now Bihar and Uttar Pradesh around the middle of the sixth century AD may have led to the downfall of the once mighty Gupta Empire, says a ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 01.10.18

A very cold case

On the southern slopes of the Himalayas are poor villagers with few facilities; the north is in the occupation of stern imperialists. And the people who confront each other across the mountain range, ...
By Ashok V. Desai


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