A skeleton of a Homosapiens belonging to the pre-historic era has been found in the Bulatsinhala Fa-Hien cave.
Director General of the Archaeological Department Dr.Senarath Dissanayaka stated that the skeleton of the Balangoda modern human ancestor was found in the underground Fa-Hien cave.
It has been revealed that this skeleton is about 12000 years old.
This is the first time that a full human skeleton as old as this has been found.
The Archaeological Department had carried out various excavations in the Fa-Hien cave throughout the past several months.
The director also said that several remains belonging to yet another human era too have been found during the excavations carried out using new technology.