Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Ruhuna

Gamage, U. (Mrs.)

Senior Lecturer

Department of History & Archaeology
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
University of Ruhuna
Matara 81000
Sri Lanka

Phone: +94 716830426

Email: upeksha_gamage@yahoo.com


Upeksha Gamage received the BA degree from University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka in 2002 and MPhil degree in Archaeology from University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka in 2011. She was completed the Post Graduate Diploma in Archaeology from Post Graduate Institute of Archaeology, University of Kelaniya in 2002 and Library Science and Documentation Diploma from University of Kelaniya in 2000. Her main research directions include Computer Archaeology and Numismatics. Currently, she is working as a Senior Lecturer in Archeology in the Department of History and Archaeology, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka.


  • MPhil (Kelaniya)
  • PG Dip.in Archaeology (PGIAR)
  • BA (Kelaniya)

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Registered Member, Council of Archaeologists in Sri Lanka

Specialized fields and teaching areas:

Numismatics and Computer Archaeology

Research Areas:



Major publications

  • Gamage, Upeksha. (2000). Ajanta Caves. Ja-Ela: Samanthi Publishers.

Journal publications

  • Gamage, Upeksha. (2017). The Trade relations between ancient Sri Lanka and foreign counters during the 3rd Century BC to the end of 15th Century AD (Base on archaeological and historical evidence). Felicitation Volume of W. S. Karunathilaka, Colombo: S. Godage Com. LTD. (pp. 439-469).

  • Gamage, Upeksha. (2016). Geological Information System used for archeological research. Avalokana. Vol. 02. History & Archaeology Students Association. (pp.165-172).
  • Gamage, Upeksha. (2013). The studies of coin techniques in ancient Sri Lanka. Journal of humanities and social sciences. volume V. Faculty of humanities and social sciences. (pp.148-162).