A 4,000-year-old settlement was discovered in Odisha during an excavation

History Of Odisha News Bureau(03/07/2021): An archaeological dig at Durgadevi village in the coastal Balasore district uncovered three continuous and systematic stages of cultural evolution spanning 2,000 years, from 2000 BC to 100 BC. The village’s Chalcolithic phase (2000–1000 BC), Iron Age (1000–400 BC), and Early Historic period (400–200 BC) traces were discovered during an …

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Akshyarasila: Where the stone speaks!

Akshyarasila village under Balanda village panchayat is about five km from Bahadaposhi junction in Barkot block of Deogarh district. There is a legendary or historical opinion on the naming of this literal village. According to historical records, as the village was on the banks of the Brahmani river, Buddhist monks used to travel from Nalanda …

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Mariners of Ancient Odisha used monsoon for their seafaring much before the world know about monsoon

Mariners of ancient Odisha were aware of monsoon winds and used them for timing their seafaring much before the discovery of the season and its behaviour by Greek navigator Hippalus between 45-47 AD. Since more than 2000 years ago, traders of Odisha used to set sail to the Southeast Asian countries during the northeast monsoon …

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Tools of Early Iron Age found at Jalalpur Village of Cuttack

Odisha History(13-03-2014): Archaeological Survey of India has been excavated implements of early iron age  at Jalalpur village of Cuttack in Odisha. The discovery includes faunal remains, carbonised grains and stone and bone tools of early iron age to prehistoric period. Circular wall, semi-circular wall, crescent shape wall and mud platforms of different size and shape have …

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