State Archaeological Museum

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State Archaeological Museum, 1 Satyen Roy road, Behala, Kolkata.

State Archaeological Museum established in Calcutta in 1962 has collections including rare tools of the Early, Middle and the Late Stone Ages from Susunia (Bankura) and other sites, proto-historic antiquities from Pandu Rajar Dhibi (Burdwan), terracottas, sculptures, stone and stucco from the Gupta, Maurya, Shunga, Kushana, Pala and Mediaeval times.

There is also a section on ‘Historical Art’ opened in 1963 which displays large number of old terracottas, bronzes, wood-carvings, textiles and manuscripts. Sells several card-sets and other publications; activities include explorations and excavations of historical sites.


West Bengal State Archaeological Gallery, 1 Satyen Roy Road, Behala, Kolkata 700 034.