Art & Culture - Current Affairs for January, 2016
Art & Culture Current Affairs for January, 2016Month wise coverage of Art & Culture Current Affairs helps you improve your general knowledge and prepare for all competitive exams like IBPS, Bank PO, SBI PO, RRB, RBI, LIC, Specialist Officer, Clerk, SSC, UPSC, Railway etc. This section is updated daily with the most important events.
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▼ Archeologists have discovered a lost city of Ciudad Blanca [01-25-16]
Archaeologists have commenced excavations in the legendary lost city of Liudad Blanca or White City within the Honduran jungle. Dozens of artefacts including vulture shaped handles as well as clay tray with jaguar head and stone made throne carved with jaguar which are the remains of a ceremonial temple have been discovered here. Ruins range between 1000 and 1500 AD are distinct from the ancient Mayan civilisation. This is a new or different culture. City’s name was derived from white limestone rock in the area first explored by Spanish conquistadors in the 16th century.
▼ Ancient Buddhist caves discovered at Mumbai National Park [01-21-16]
A team of exports have discovered ancient Buddhist caves in Mumbai National park in India. A total of 7 caves were found assumed to be atlas 2000 years old. Caves date between 1st Century BC and 5-6 Century AD. Caves are said to be Buddhist viharas or monk residences, that were used by the monks as a shelter during the monsoons.