Faculty Of Archaeology,University Of Madras, Chennai

 
Faculty Of Archaeology,University Of Madras, Chennai
City Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Affiliated to University of Madras, Chennai
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Faculty Of Archaeology,University Of Madras, Chennai is affiliated to University of Madras, Chennai

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    Archaeology studies the story of man’s past through his material remains. The word archaeology comes from the Greek word 'Archaios' – Ancient and 'logos' – theory or science.

    Archaeology is essentially a method of reconstructing the past from the surviving traces of former societies. Both archaeology and history are concerned with the study of human past. Archaeology presents another method of approach to history, a study of human cultures through the material remains.

    Excavations

    The Department identifies and carries out excavations at historically important sites. It has so far excavated 32 sites and unearthed various artefacts. Geological facts of the excavated area is also studied. Some of the excavated sites have been converted into site museums Under water Archaeology

    Under Water Archaeological survey has been carried out in coordination with National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Goa, in four phases; a shipwreck and other important artefacts were found in the Poompuhar region of Nagapattinam District. Further efforts are on to carry out this survey through National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Chennai.
    Pre-historic Archaeology /Geological Survey

    To understand the Pre-history of Tamil Nadu as a whole and the Palaeolithic age in particular, the Department has established a site museum at Poondi for the benefit of the public, students and scholars. It is the only museum of its kind in India, featuring the Pre-historic heritage of this region.

    Faculty Of Archaeology,University Of Madras,
    Chennai

    Faculty Of Archaeology,University Of Madras, Chennai offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.

    Masters Degree Courses

    Master of Arts (MA Ancient Indian History Culture and Archaeology)

    Faculty Of Archaeology,University Of Madras, Chennai offers 2 Years Full Time Masters Degree in M.A. Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology

    View Details Duration: 2 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Masters Degree
     
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