Details

Historical Site: Arikamedu

Arikamedu is situated on the bank of river Virampattinam,3 KM south of Pondicherry now Puducherry  of India.The items excavated from this site proved that there were regular contacts between ancient India and Rome.Most of the remains dates back A.D. 200.Those were excavated including warehouse,building. Sir Mortimer Wheeler excavated this site in 1945.Arikameda became the place of maritime commerce.It was become an important port,exporting textile,glass, gems,shell bangles.Wines, Olive oils and other items were imported from Arikameda.Tourists must visit Arikamedu to learn the historical importance of the site.The important items were excavated from this site: Arretine Ware,Amphorae-high-necked handled jars,Roulette dish.Other items including metal objects ( iron nailsand other items)an ivory handle, a wooden toy boat etc.Arikamedu is an archeological site,a great attraction for the tourists. Now tourists can see only the perpendicular walls and a mission house. For more information about Arikamedu and its historical importance, tourists may visit the Pondicherry Museum.

 

0

Related Article

Posted on: Saturday, May 25, 2019 | By: crimeandmoreworld - Copy Editing Desk

Report: ADHD May Explain da Vinci’s Procrastination

Five hundred years after his death, a professor of psychiatry in Britain has suggested that the reason da Vinci left behind so many unfinished works, including the iconic Mona Lisa, is that he may have had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Posted on: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | By: crimeandmoreworld - News Desk

Famed Sherpa Climber Helps Nepal Kids Reach Greater Heights

Experienced guides like Sherpa who take climbers all the way to the top of Everest make $10,000 or more, while porters or cooks at mountaineers’ camps average between $3,000 and $5,000 during their three months of work. That’s a huge amount compared to Nepal’s $1,035 annual per capita income

Posted on: Monday, May 20, 2019 | By: crimeandmoreworld - Copy Editing Desk

China Blocks All Versions of Wikipedia Ahead of Massacre Anniversary

Chinese rights activist and tech expert Pu Fei said people had once relied heavily on versions of Wikipedia that were still accessible, to get access to uncensored information

Posted on: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | By: crimeandmoreworld - Copy Editing Desk

New Museum Opening at Statue of Liberty

A new museum opening at the Statue of Liberty is giving visitors another opportunity to explore its history and the impact the iconic structure has had on the world.

Posted on: Friday, April 19, 2019 | By: crimeandmoreworld - Copy Editing Desk

UN Interpreters a Responsible and Prestigious Job

Translating from six official languages and convert it into the relevant language with proper and appropriate words needs oral skills and proper education.A team of a six language requires 14 interpreters three per booth for Arabic and Chinese

Top

Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.
To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy more information

Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.
To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

Close