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Ruins of ancient kingdom unearthed from Vakare

Jul 10, 2010 12:11:43 PM - itnnews.lk

Ruins of an ancient Kingdom have been unearthed from Vakare.

It is from Kaayankerni area within the Vakare Divisional Secretariat Division in the Batticaloa District that the ruins of the ancient kingdom believed to be put up during the reigns of King Dutugemunu, had been unearthed. Information on these artifacts were revealed during investigations conducted on the excavation of treasures from the area. Ruins of several ancient buildings have been found. Officials of the Department of Archaeology have visited the area to observe these ruins. After observations carried out for about eight hours under the auspices of Nalin Weeraratne, Regional Director of the Department, it has been confirmed that these are artifacts.