Discovery of habitation site at Adichanallur is a milestone: Excavation director

The pivotal moment in this phase of excavations was the discovery of a habitation site at Adichanallur, according to exavation director J Baskar, who described it as a milestone discovery.

published on : 22nd October 2020

When will ASI release report on its archaeological excavations in TN, asks Madras HC Bench

The judges also asked the ASI when it will accord approval to the Tamil Nadu government to conducting excavations in seven places in the state, including Keezhadi, Adichanallur.

published on : 7th October 2020

Habitation site found in Adichanallur excavation; MPs visit spot, take stock

State Department of Archaeology on Wednesday concluded the excavations at Sivagalai and Adichanallur that began on May 25.

published on : 1st October 2020

Adichanallur, Sivagalai sites yield rich cache of artefacts

Commissioner of Department of Archaeology T Udhayachandran visited Adichanallur and Sivagalai on Friday to inspect artefacts from there.

published on : 12th September 2020

Chess coins, hopscotch toys unearthed from Adichanallur, Sivagalai

The excavation in Sivagalai is being carried out in two trenches and seven quadrants.

published on : 19th June 2020

Now, ASI lodges complaint against contractor in Adichanallur row

Meanwhile, the trench reportedly dug using an earthmover for constructing a fence was levelled, after documenting the damages caused to the artefacts.

published on : 13th February 2020

ASI officials admit several artefacts at Adichanallur site were damaged

The expert, an official in the rank of assistant archaeologist at ASI, inspected the site along with a colleague and said senior archaeologists would inspect the site on Monday.

published on : 10th February 2020

Adichanallur ancient urns damaged

Sources said the fence work was was expedited after the Budget announcement that an on-site museum would be built at Adichanallur.

published on : 9th February 2020

Budget 2020: Tamil Nadu government hails move to develop Adichanallur as iconic site

Adichanallur, an extensive urn burial site, spread over 114 acres, is located on the banks of  Tamirabarani river, in Thoothukudi district.

published on : 2nd February 2020