Hunugalagala Limestone Cave

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Hunugalagala Limestone Cave
Location Haldummulla, Badulla, Sri Lanka
Coordinates 6°45′55″N 80°53′21″E / 6.76528°N 80.88917°E / 6.76528; 80.88917Coordinates: 6°45′55″N 80°53′21″E / 6.76528°N 80.88917°E / 6.76528; 80.88917
Discovery 2013 (excavation)

Hunugalagala Limestone Cave is a Limestone cave, which is located in Haldummulla, Badulla District of Sri Lanka. It is believed that rock formation has been formed through million years ago. The cave and surrounding area has been used between 5000 and 4000 years. Archeological excavation have been started in July 2013 and finding revealed grind-stones, painted potsherds, stone statue of a man's upper body and bones of human or animal.[1]

Stone utensils or grind-stones revealed that community was used to grind food, and also it indicates some evidence about basic pottery knowledge among community, which is dating back to 4000 years ago.[2]