Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 

Jorapukhuri

District: Udalguri
Geo-coordinates:N 26˚49'14.28", E 91˚55'38.39"

About the Site:

Jorapukhuri is an archaeological site in Hatigarh area of Udalguri District. This site has a good number of stone architectural members and dressed stones carved with geometric and floral designs. These include door jambs with depiction of divine deities, pillars, angasikhara etc. belonging to 10th – 12th centuries CE. The word Jorapukhuri is derived from the Assamese words, ‘jora’ and ‘pukhuri’, meaning two tanks in the area. The site is protected by the Directorate of Archaeology, Govt. of Assam.