Excavation of archaeological sites in Tamilnadu, Parikulam (2005-2006)
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Published by Dept. of Archaeology, Govt. of Tamilnadu in Chennai .
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  • Parikulam Site (India) -- Antiquities,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- India -- Parikulam Site

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Edition Notes

Other titlesParikulam (2005-2006)
Statementgeneral editor, Sitharam Gurumurthi ; asst. editors, K. Sridaran ... [et al.].
ContributionsGurumurthi, S., 1948-, Sridaran, K., Tamil Nadu (India). Dept. of Archaeology.
LC ClassificationsDS486.A-ZP+
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16396975M
LC Control Number2007340263

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May 16,  · In , the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) carried out explorations in sites along the Vaigai river valley in Theni, Dindigul, Madurai, Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram districts. In archaeology, excavation is the exposure, processing and recording of archaeological remains. An excavation site or "dig" is a site being studied. Such a site excavation concerns itself with a specific archaeological site or a connected series of sites, and may be conducted over as little as several weeks to over a number of years. Excavation work director Dr J Baskar said they were going to dig trenches at Kottaimedu area in Alagankulam village. The site is the campus of a government higher secondary school in the village. Aug 01,  · Focus on the excavations at the Iron Age/megalithic burial sites of Kodumanal and Porunthal and the Iron Age burial site of Adichanallur which is not, however, a megalithic burial site.

Aug 24,  · T he Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is digging up a very interesting and crucial part of Tamil history in Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu. Following their excavation work in the area, archaeologists claim that they have found one of the biggest human habitations of . Dispelling the belief that Buddhism did not have a firm footing in Tamil Nadu barring a few pockets, excavations of Buddhist Vihara and a temple at Kaveripumpattinam and hundreds of stone. Archaeological sites in Tamil Nadu comprise the places which have witnessed the growth and decline of ancient civilizations and houses relics of the same. Archaeological Survey of India has carried out extensive excavations in these regions and deciphered a number of facts about the socio-cultural life that prevailed in the bygone era. Relics found in these sites consolidate the fact that the. Harappa-like site surfaces in Tamil Nadu. Arockiaraj of the Archaeological Survey of India suggests that the settlement at Keeladi village could be as large as the ones in Harappa and Mohenjo.

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