Places  /  Published 08.09.22

Unearthing history: Excavations in Moghalmari and a 7th-century Buddhist Vihar

Those who wish to visit Moghalmari can take the Kolkata-Bhubaneswar highway. After passing the Nekurseni Station, look out for a road sign put up by West Bengal State Archaeology that suggests a right...
By Rangan Datta

Education  /  Published 26.04.22

Dig up a great future

I am a student of Class XI pursuing humanities. I want to know about the different career opportunities related to history. What do I have to do if I want to be an archaeologist? Is there a future in ...
By Nina Mukherji

Lifestyle  /  Published 28.03.22

The story of a ninth-century Buddhist ‘vihara’ in Malda

As of February 2022, restoration work is underway at the site, including the construction of two on-site museums that will house some of the artefacts found here. Witnessing the layer of lime and bric...
By Rangan Datta

Books  /  Published 11.03.22

Digging up the past

Book: The World of India’s First Archaeologist: Letters from Alexander Cunningham Author: J.D.M. Beglar Editor: Upinder Singh Publisher: Oxford Price: Rs 1,995 Not many readers may know tha...
By Sanjukta Datta

Places  /  Published 22.02.22

Exploring an ancient smart city in Odisha

How to go: Sisupalgarh is about 5km southeast of Bhubaneswar, 30km south of Cuttack, 55km north of Puri and about 450km south of Kolkata. The nearest airport and railway station is Bhubaneswar. Rent...
By Rangan Datta


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


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