Keeladi needs more excavation, Amarnath Ramakrishna

Keeladi needs more excavation, Amarnath Ramakrishna
Keeladi needs more excavation, Amarnath Ramakrishna

Keeladi needs more excavation, Amarnath Ramakrishna: Madurai, Keeladi excavation and historical verdicts are reaching its leap, proofing the civilization, monuments and buildings in the Sangam period. Keeladi is a village in the Sivagangai region of the Madurai district in Tamilnadu.

As initial phases of Keeladi Vaigai river civilization and excavation carried by Archaeological Survey of India, the later phases of the Keeladi excavation is on the process under Tamilnadu Archaeological Department by MP Su. Venkatesan.

Amarnath Ramakrishna who gave birth to Keeladi excavation in Tamilnadu transferred in the middle to Assam Archaeological Survey. The superintendent archaeologists of India Amarnath Ramakrishna inspected the Keeladi excavation site in Madurai, stating that Keeladi is a better place for reconstructing civilization than the previous eras.

Keeladi needs more research and archaeological survey. Moreover, it takes several years to achieve intact research on civilization in Keeladi. Amarnath Ramakrishna stresses the Archaeological Survey of Tamilnadu or India to lead further excavations in Keeladi.

There are no pieces of evidence of lifestyle, the culture of Sangam period civilization experts in the prior times said. Now the monuments, civilization, bricks, roads in Keeladi region of the Sangam era paves the way for archaeologists and excavators to indulge in the life of ancient era people.

Keeladi excavation by Amarnath and MP Su. Venkatesan of Archaeological survey applauded by the public in the fifth phase Vaigai River Civilization function conducted by DYFI in Madurai.

Archaeologist Amarnath after inspection, tells that only 10% of the excavation has made in Keeladi and needs more time for the survey. Keeladi region is one better reconstructable civilization in Tamilnadu compared to the excavations made in Aathichanallur, Cauvery Poompattinam, Arikamedu regions of Tamilnadu.

Amarnath Ramakrishna also adds that the ancient findings of bricks, stones in the Sangam period were similar to the verdicts of the Megalithic era and Cauvery Poompattinam era.

The former eras excavation belongs to 1000BC; The Sangam era could go beyond the Megalithic and Cauvery Poompattinam period habitations. Since Tamilnadu Archaeological Department has no primary excavation for the past 70 years, the Sangam period excavation in Keeladi reveals 3000 years old civilization and habitation.

Megalithic and Cauvery Poompattinam era excavation has clued the archaeologists about the presence of antecedent period and Sangam era historical findings proved the habitation. The continual survey in Sangam paves the way for habitations like Harappa, Mohenjo-Daro making records in history, says Amarnath.