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* Museum to be established at prehistoric Fa Hien cave in Sri Lanka
Mon, Aug 4, 2014, 08:02 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 04, Colombo: Sri Lanka Ministry of National Heritage has taken steps to establish an archaeological museum near the pre-historic Fa-Hien cave archaeological site in Pahiyangala of Bulathsinghala in Kalutara district.

Bulathsinghala Divisional Secretary Iranganee Weerasinghe said that the prehistoric remains excavated from Pahiyangala and other areas will be displayed in this new museum for local and foreign visitors.

Minister of Highways and Port Projects Nirmala Kotelawala who is also the electoral organizer of the ruling Sri Lanka Freedom Party has allocated Rs. 3 million for the establishment of the museum.

Pahiyangala named after famous Chinese discoverer Fa Hien who is believed to have visited the place.

Archaeology Department of Sri Lanka found a complete skeleton of a pre-historic man from the site in 2012. Late Pleistocene human skeletal remains have been discovered at the site in the 1960s and 1980s.

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