A toilet break by an archaeology student led to one of the most stunning prehistoric finds in Rajasthan in the 1970s. This is the site of Didwana, where early humans walked the Thar Desert 4,00,000 years ago. Catch the story of Rajasthan's prehistory and the people behind it.
For centuries, India and Afghanistan shared a common history, much of it sadly erased by war and terrorist violence. Dr Anna Filigenzi of the Italian Archaeological Mission to Afghanistan, discusses the country’s pre-Islamic past, its Hindu Shahi legacy and the strides the organisation has made in the war-torn region
A cultural renaissance driven by thriving trade in southern India birthed the three most powerful dynasties of the Sangam Era – the Cheras, Cholas and Pandyas of ‘Tamil Country’. We dig deep to get a rare glimpse into their times, their cities and the legacy they left behind.
Mortimer Wheeler was quite disappointed with India but he approached the country’s archaeology with a scientific precision that changed the discipline forever. Catch the story of the world-renowned archaeologist who transformed the ASI and inspired a generation of field archaeologists in India
What do the historic sites of Bidar, Mandu, Naldurg, Telangana’s Ramappa Temple and the Ajanta and Ellora caves have in common? Well, it’s the legendary archaeologist Ghulam Yazdani, who was the first to study and document these sites. Yet he is barely remembered. We trace his journey
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