GUWAHATI, July 11 - The Indian Art History Congress (IAHC) held its foundation day lecture in the conference hall of the Directorate of Museums, Assam, here today, said a press release.
The lecture was delivered by K Amarnath Ramakrishna, Superintending Archaeologist, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Guwahati Circle, on the recent excavation conducted at Keeladi in Tamil Nadu.
Ramakrishna spoke in detail about the nature of the findings and the pattern of the Keeladi excavation.
The excavation revealed a large urban settlement in that area, he said, insisting that similar excavations should also be carried out in the North East region.
The function was presided over by IAHC advisor Prof RD Choudhury, who is also a former Director General of National Museums, and it was inaugurated by former Asam Sahitya Sabha president and veteran journalist Kanak Sen Deka.
A host of scholars and archaeology enthusiasts attended the function.