Pitcher full of cowries unearthed in Bengal village

  • | Thursday | 5th March, 2020

Kolkata: A pitcher full of cowries used as currency in ancient times has been unearthed while digging for the construction of a house in a village in north West Bengal's Cooch Behar district, officials said. "The pitcher full of cowries was unearthed when the ground was dug for construction. It is for the third time that archaeological items have been unearthed in the district in the past few months. A large number of old utensils used for religious rituals and broken idols of gods and goddesses were recovered from Gosanimari area of Dinhata sub-division. Earlier, artefacts/items related to ancient architecture and utensils were unearthed from the Phoolbari area under Tufanganj police station.

Read Full Article Here

If You Like This Story, Support NYOOOZ



Your support to NYOOOZ will help us to continue create and publish news for and from smaller cities, which also need equal voice as much as citizens living in bigger cities have through mainstream media organizations.

Stay updated with all the Kolkata Latest News headlines here. For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ.

Related Articles