ARCHAEOLOGICAL ARTIFACTS DEPICTING AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES IN SRI LANKAAuthors: Anslem de Silva
Sri Lanka posses a diversity of archaeological artifacts depicting amphibians and reptiles, some originating from the 3rd century BCE. These artifacts suggest that our ancestors have carefully observed amphibians and reptiles, and also understood their importance in agriculture and nature. These artifacts are made from gold, sliver, bronze, lead and some from precious gem stones.
Keywords: archaeological artifacts, amphibians, reptiles, Akurugoda lead coins, Sri Lanka.
How to Cite: Anslem de Silva,, (2016). ARCHAEOLOGICAL ARTIFACTS DEPICTING AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES IN SRI LANKA.WILDLANKA, 4(4):Pages 148-164
Department of Wildlife Conservation,
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