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  1. The Mahavamsa: An Epic Poem that Sheds Light on Sri Lankan History

    ... important works of ancient literature from the island of Sri Lanka. This work takes on the form of an epic poem and was written either ...

    dhwty - 06/02/2019 - 02:03

  2. Meet the Half Million-year-old Jungle People of Sri Lanka! The Fascinating Vedda Culture

    ... of native indigenous people, such as the Vedda culture, in Sri Lanka, that magical island off the southern tip of India. And, in our ...

    ashley cowie - 05/10/2018 - 22:57

  3. World’s Oldest Clove? Here’s What an Ancient Sri Lankan Discovery Says About the Early Spice Trade

    ... have found the oldest clove in the world at an excavation in Sri Lanka, from an ancient port which dates back to around 200 BC. This port, ...

    ancient-origins - 29/01/2019 - 14:01

  4. Archaeologists set to excavate 2,000-year-old shipwreck off the coast of Sri Lanka

    ... to excavate a 2,000-year-old shipwreck off the coast of Sri Lanka, the oldest known shipwreck in the Indian Ocean.  It is hoped that the ...

    aprilholloway - 05/02/2014 - 01:46

  5. Could Clues From the Ocean Floor Finally Lead to Zheng He’s Lost Treasure Ship?

    A recent investigation off the coast of Sri Lanka is offering hope that the lost treasure ship of Zheng He, one of the most ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 06/11/2017 - 22:51

  6. Is Ram Setu Really a Manmade Construction Bridging an Ancient 20 Mile Gap? New Studies May End the Controversy

    ... research suggests the Ram Setu link between India and Sri Lanka is not natural as most people have been told to believe, but is a ...

    Alicia McDermott - 13/12/2017 - 23:00

  7. Rama's Bridge: Where Modern Science And Ancient Myths Collide

    ... it extends 18 miles from mainland India to modern day Sri Lanka.  The location of Adam's Bridge between India and Sri Lanka ...

    rita - 12/04/2013 - 16:41

  8. The Ramanathaswamy Temple and its Infinite Corridors

    ... Indian state of Tamil Nadu between mainland India and Sri Lanka.  The Ramanathaswamy Temple is regarded as one of the ...

    dhwty - 24/02/2018 - 13:55

  9. The Lost Continent of Kumari Kandam

    ... that there was once a land bridge connecting the island of Sri Lanka to mainland India. As the rate of global warming increased between 12,000 ...

    dhwty - 06/08/2014 - 00:32

  10. Tamils and Sumerians Among the FIRST to Reach Australia and Antarctica? PART I

    ... 2200 BC, then migrated mainly into the northeastern areas of Sri Lanka, which became the permanent homeland of the Sri Lankan Tamils around the ...

    William James Veall - 06/12/2017 - 18:57

  11. Rebirth and Rejuvenation: How Have Ancient New Year’s Traditions Influenced Festivities Today?

    ... Domain ) The Sinhalese and Tamil New Year Sri Lankan Sinhalese and Sri Lankan Tamils have separate New Year’s celebrations that fall on the same ...

    aprilholloway - 31/12/2017 - 22:54

  12. History’s Lost Transoceanic Voyages: Tamils and Sumerians Among the FIRST to Reach Australia and Antarctica?— PART II

    ... India, and the north-east and southern coastlines of Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon). In the south-east corner of coastal Sri Lanka, on a ...

    William James Veall - 06/12/2017 - 22:49

  13. Bindi: Investigating the True Meaning Behind the Hindu Forehead Dot

    ... in South Asia - especially in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Mauritius. A distinct dot is a popular forehead ...

    ancient-origins - 03/05/2019 - 01:42

  14. Ten Must-See Ancient Places

    ... less important. The Ancient Rock City of Sigiriya – Sri Lanka Sigiriya is an ancient city, depicted in the featured image, ...

    aprilholloway - 07/06/2014 - 14:46

  15. Twelve Degrees of Separation: Do Human Haplogroups Lead Us to Adam or Perhaps the Adityas?

    ... would follow until today. Vedda man and child, Sri Lanka. (CeylonM/ CC BY SA 4.0 ) Haplogroup F is found in somewhat higher ...

    Steven Keith - 13/06/2018 - 18:57

  16. In a Forbidden Place: Hidden Lives in a Harem

    ... consorts as he could afford. King Kashyapa of Sigirya in Sri Lanka had 500 women in his harem. At that time, it was considered a great honor ...

    valdar - 16/07/2016 - 21:43

  17. The Incredible Powers of the Ancient Siddhars

    ... language spoken mainly by people in South India and parts of Sri Lanka. The poems were very difficult to interpret and were written in an ...

    johnblack - 14/03/2014 - 22:44

  18. The Ancient Rock City of Sigiriya

    ... location in the Matale District of the Central Province, Sri Lanka, and has mystified visitors to the site throughout its long and colourful ...

    aprilholloway - 30/11/2013 - 03:27

  19. Ten Amazing Cities from the Ancient World

    ... dwellings for workers. The rock city of Sigiriya (Sri Lanka, c 495 AD) Sigiriya is an ancient city built atop a giant ...

    aprilholloway - 21/09/2014 - 14:06

  20. The Chola Dynasty: Exploring the Achievements of an Indian Empire Spanning 400 Years

    ... the southern part of mainland India, but also the islands of Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Furthermore, the influence of the Chola rulers extended ...

    dhwty - 21/06/2018 - 01:56

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