Neolithic and megalithic cultures in Tamil Nadu
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Published by Sindeep Prakashan in Delhi .
Written in English



  • Tamil Nadu (India),
  • India,
  • Tamil Nadu.


  • Neolithic period -- India -- Tamil Nadu.,
  • Megalithic monuments -- India -- Tamil Nadu.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- India -- Tamil Nadu.,
  • Tamil Nadu (India) -- Antiquities.,
  • India -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementB. Narasimhaiah.
LC ClassificationsGN776.32.I4 N37 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 257 p., [11] p. of plates :
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4245285M
LC Control Number80901584

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Neolithic and megalithic cultures in Tamil Nadu. Delhi: Sindeep Prakashan, (OCoLC) Online version: Narasimhaiah, B. (Barkur), Neolithic and megalithic cultures in Tamil Nadu. Delhi: Sindeep Prakashan, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: B Narasimhaiah. Neolithic and Megalithic Cultures in Tamil Nadu by B. Narasimhaiah and B.K. Thapar (Foreword). The first evidence of Neolithic culture in Tamil Nadu was known by the discovery of polished stone tools during the course of geological survey across different parts of Southern India by Robert Bruce Foote carried out by the staff of Archaeological survey of India, Madras circle and other individual scholars from the Departments of Universities in Tamil Nadu and others led to . MEGALITHIC CULTURE Iron Age in Tamil Nadu succeeds Neolithic culture, where Black-and-Red ware became the most significant pottery type. In Tamil Nadu, Megalithic culture is to be corresponding to the Iron Age. The word Megalith comes from two Greek words, megasmeaning big .

Tamil renaissance and Dravidian nationalism K. Nambi Arooran Madurai: Koodal Publishers, ; A topographical list of inscriptions in the Tamil Nadu and Kerala states T.V. Mahalingam New Delhi: Indian Council of Historical Research: S. Chand, Neolithic and megalithic cultures in Tamil Nadu B. Narasimhaiah Delhi: Sundeep. 6 P. Ramachandra Murthy, Megalithic Culture of the Godavari Basin, Sharada Publishing House, Delhi, , p. The existing knowledge in Kerala on the culture preceding the megalithic shows a lacuna. No archaeological evidences are there to talk about the Neolithic culture except a host of stray hand axes. 7.   ‘Megalithic Culture’ is an intriguing subject of study in the Archaeological field. In India, majority of the archaeologists trace the Megalithic sites to Iron Age i.e., the period from BCE to BCE, though there are a few sites dating back to .   Megalithic Culture – The Iron Age Culture of South India: The megalithic culture in South India was a full fledged iron age culture when the great benefits of the use of this metal were fully realised by the people. Hence, normally the stone dropped out of use as a material for the weapons and tools to a large extent.

Archaeology of Bhavani River Valley, Tamil Nadu V.P. Yathees Kumar Excavations of the urn burial site at Adichanallur, Tamil Nadu M. Nambirajan, Arun Malik and C.R. Gayathri Archaeology of Namakkal region, Tamil Nadu S. Selvakumar, M. Rajesh Recent discoveries of archaeological sites in the Kalvarayan hills, Tamil Nadu R. Ramesh. Age culture can be found in the South Indian states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra (Fig. 1). The traits of the culture naturally reach beyond the present state borders (for instance the Durg district of Chhattisgarh, where the ex-tensive megalithic site, Karkabhat, is situated (Sharma , 21–24),File Size: 1MB. Around megalithic sites are found in the Indian peninsular, concentrated in the states of Maharashtra (mainly in Vidarbha), Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Author: Newsgram.   Fill in the blanks. - Explain the importance of goverment of india act World tallest men and women? can anyone tell What is the important geographic feature in southeastern Colombia? rainforest desert mountains grasslands Why the heavens are falling? Should be consider this will end the concept of religion from the world?