Prehistoric Balangoda human skeletons found at Kuragala sent for International testing

Thursday, 09 May 2013 - 18:57



The department of Archaeology states that the prehistoric human skeletons and fossil remains found at the Balangoda – Kuragala archaeological site will be subject to an international test to determine its age.


During excavation activities at the site stone implements, fossilized bone fragments and a human skeleton was uncovered on the 25th of April and it has been determined that the skeletal remains are of prehistoric origin.


Excavation officer Saman Kumara Aerae - gama stated that following the discovery of the skeleton a decision has been made to expand the excavation.

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