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The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has unearthed an ancient temple of Hoysala era near Belur in Hassan district.

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The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has unearthed an ancient temple of Hoysala era near Belur in Hassan district.

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Villagers walk near an ASI protected area where the construction of Rakhigarhi museum, touted to be the world's largest museum on Harappan culture is underway, at Rakhigarhi, 58 kms away from Hisar district of Haryana.

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Villagers look on from a hillock at an ASI protected area where the construction of Rakhigarhi museum, touted to be the world's largest museum on Harappan culture is underway, at Rakhigarhi, 58 kms away from Hisar district of Haryana.

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DMK President M K Stalin visits the Keeladi excavation site, in Sivagangai district.

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Waoranis and leader Nemonte Nenquimo leave a courthouse after a judged ruled in their favor in a lawsuit filed against the Ministry of Non-Renewable Natural Resources for opening up oil concessions on their ancestral land, in Puyo, Ecuador. The Amazon tribe has won an early court victory in its fight to stop oil extraction in its ancestral territory. A judge in a provincial court determined that the Waorani people have a right to be consulted before any oil drilling takes place.

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Rakhigarhi village where Harappan era remains have been unearthed

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Excavations at Rakhigarhi Village in Hissar

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Excavations at Rakhigarhi

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A Kushan era seal found in Rakhigarhi

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Harappan terracotta bangles

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A toy excavated from Rakhigarhi

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A Harappan toy bull figurine

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Artefacts excavated from Rakhigarhi

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Pottery recovered from in Rakhigarhi

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A man shows a artefact found during excavation in Rakhigarhi

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Maths teacher Ramesh Chandra with ­artefacts he found in his field in Rakhigarhi

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Children at a ­covered mound in Rakhigarhi

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Excavation under way at a mound no 7, in Rakhigarhi village in Hisar

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Ongoing ­excavation at a mound in Rakhigarhi

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Researchers at a burial site in Rakhigarhi

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Secondary Burial

Excavation Site

Dr Manjul Showing Copper Pole Of The Chariot

Coppor Pole Of The Chariot

Copper Sword

Copper Head Cover

Copper Decoration on Coffin

Coffin

Coffin

Closeup

Chariot and Coffin

Excavation technician members of the Verein zur Bergung Gefallener in Osteuropa 'lit. Association for the recovery of fallen in Eastern Europe' (VBGO) search for dead soldiers from the Second World War in Klessing, Germany.

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Excavators start with the demolition of a church in Immerath, Germany. The surface mining operator RWE Power announced to begin the demolition works of the former church in the morning. The building is a landmark in the region and is colloquially known as 'Immerath Cathedral' due to its impressive appearance. The village has to give way to the surface mining Garzweiler.

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An excavator works on the findings of a horse skeleton in Theissen, Germany. A total of 15 graves were found, three of them with horses. The dead are from the Merovingian period, which lasted from the 5th century to 751 A.D.

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