Ruins of ancient Gedige found in Serunuwara excavations | Daily News

Ruins of ancient Gedige found in Serunuwara excavations

 Ruins of the ancient Gedige stone pillars Picture by A. T. M. Gunananda

 

Ruins of an ancient Gedige had emerged during archaeological excavations conducted in the Sirimangalapura forest reservation in Serunuwara, a spokesman for the Archaeological Department said.

The Gedige dating back to the Anuradhapura period has an extent of nearly one acre and it has been identified as an unrecorded archaeological site, said Assistant Director of Archaeology W. H. A. Sumanadasa.

 


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