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The website has been compiled by Rasika Muthucumarana from material of the Maritime Archaeology Unit.

Site developing and designing by W.L.M. Perera: wlmperera@yahoo.com

Contribution for the contents: Lt-Cdr. Somasiri Devendra, Rasika Muthucumarana, Dr. Mohan Abeyratne, Kumarasinha Thannegedara, Anusha Kasthuriarachchi, Bobby C. Orillaneda
Ligaya SP. Lacsina and the web site of the Avondster Project

Photo Credits:
Rasika Muthucumarana, Patrick Baker, Jon Carpenter, Claire Barnes, Palitha Weerasinha, W.M. Chandraratne and the Avondster Project


Special thanks to
Professor Vini Vitharana
Professor Sudarsan Seneviratne
Anurada Piyadasa
LtCom Somasiri Devendra
Department of Archaeology
Department of National Museums
PGIAR – Post Graduate Institute for Archaeology (Kelaniya University)
Sri Lanka Sub-Aqua Club
Sri Lanka Navy
Western Australian Maritime Museum
AIMA – Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology
Amsterdam Historical Museum
University of Amsterdam
Netherlands Cultural Fund
NAS – Nautical Archaeological Society
Flinders University
UNESCO Bangkok Office (Asia-Pacific Region)
NARA – The National Aquatic Resources and Development Agency
Sri Lanka Port Authority
and many other institutions and individuals.

List of Participants from 1992


Web links for the Partner Institutions

Central Cultural Fund

Department of Archaeology

PGIAR – Post Graduate Institute for Archaeology Kelaniya University

Department of National Museums

Avondster Project


Please report any errors and send contributions to the maritimegalle@yahoo.com or muthurasika@gmail.com

The contents of this website - text, images, and data - are intended for personal information only. Written permission from the Central cultural fund is required for the publication of any material.