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Unearthing Pattanam. Explore "Muciri Pattinam", the legendary Indian Ocean port site

New Delhi, National Museum, 28th November 2014 - 10th January 2015


The National Museum of New Delhi houses an exhibition dedicated to the archaeological site of Pattanam.

The exhibition shows the results of the research about the ancient port overlooking the Indian Ocean and explains the excavation works conducted at the archaeological site.

A replica of the archaeological trench with the excavation tools and an explicative video are provided. A wide range of artifacts are displayed: pottery, coins, gold ornaments etc. illustrate the material culture of the site from 3000 to 1000 BC.

The exhibitions will be open until 10th January 2015.

 

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