discovered burial urns and stone inscriptions close to Sivaganga

Archaeologists from Sivaganga district found stone inscriptions and remains of burial urns in two villages . According to Kalirasa, a temple was being constructed at the village and piles of stones were hauled to construct it .

Chennai: Archaeologists from Sivaganga district discovered ancient stone inscriptions and remains of burial urns in two villages Sithalur and Muthalur.According to Kalirasa, a temple was being constructed at the village and piles of stones were hauled to construct it.However, many of these stone slabs were discovered to contain inscriptions on them.The inscription on one of the slabs is partially damaged.

According to Kalisara, people of the village are giving the lord a tank named Kurichikulam, and on its banks a stone pillar with inscriptions is discovered.Near the sluice is another broken pillar, probably half its original height, and the locals revere it.In the adjoining Kovanur village, there is also a tank named Kurichikulam.In the nearby Muthalur village, Sivaganga Tholnadai Kuzhu members also found burial urns inside a tank.

In the vicinity of this tank, there are about 15 burial urns.Several stone pillars in this village also have symbols on them that are similar to those found in other ancient civilisations.Kalirasa also recommended that the villagers of Sithalur and Muthalur be aware of their surroundings and shelter the precious items from harm.