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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Pondicherry Museum - 120

A collection of findings from Arikamadu, bronzes of the Chola period, armoury, coins and handicrafts are featured in this museum.

Guys, the Pondicherry museum housing some of the brilliant collections of sculpture is settled in the Bharathi Park. This museum has an excellent gallery with sculptures and has the remains of archaeological findings from the Arikamedu Roman settlement. One can go through the history and legendary French colonial details in the section of the museum.

There is also a very good collection of snail shells brought from the Pondicherry region. Bronze sculptures of god and goddess, a wide gathering of temple lamps, handicrafts and art are also here. Some specimens of Chola and Pallava art from Pondicherry and Karaikal are displayed in the sculpture gallery.

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