Keeladi museum to showcase Tamil pride within a year, confirms CMVignesh Subbaian (Author) Published Date : Jul 20, 2020 15:32 IST
Keeladi museum to showcase Tamil pride within a year, confirms CM laying its foundation stone: Chief Minister lays the foundation stone for the 12.21 crore Keeladi Archeological museum via video conferencing yesterday, July 19. It is to be set up in a 2-acre land to safeguard the 2,500 years old Tamil culture proofs found by excavation work so far in Keeladi. It will be an honour to all the Tamil people worldwide of showcasing proof of our prosperous cultural and civilized living thousands of years ago on the Vaigai riverbed.
Sixth excavation work in Keeladi: Only last week, two more skeletal remains of children were recovered in the sixth excavation work in Keeladi. Some weeks ago, two such skeletal remains were recovered on separate days. Also recently, four weighing stones were retrieved from the site in proof of Tamil people doing commerce even before 2,500 years ago.
Furthermore, evidence of waterways to store and use water was found to highlight the technical expertise of civilized living by the Tamil people. Rare gems, gold coins, and many others found during these excavations were enough proof of the prosperity that the Tamil people enjoyed thousands of years ago. All of them will be showcased in the archaeological museum in Kondagai village that the Chief Minister Edapadi Palanisamy laid the foundation stone yesterday.
Details of the proposed archeological museum in Keeladi:
- The proposed archaeological museum will be built inKondagai Village in Keeladi in Sivagangai district near Madurai.
- It is close to the Keeladi government school in a 2-acre land with 12.21 crore project to be completed within one year.
- All the findings from the last three excavations Tamil Nadu government in the four places, including Keeladi, Manalur, Kondagai, and Agaram, were be displayed in the museum.
- The 10,000 things to be displayed in the museum include rare gems, gold jewellery, gold coins, clay pots, dolls, wheels, pots with Tamil letters, and more.
- While the central government and things did the first three excavation are with them.
- The Tamil Nadu government did the last fourth, fifth, and sixth excavations, and all its findings will be displayed in the museum.