Keezhadi

Now, a website to guide you through the wonders of Keezhadi

A brainchild of Keezhadi Panchayat President V Venkatasubramanian, the website was launched by Collector P Madhusudhan Reddy on Wednesday last.

published on : 18th January 2021

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

Tourists will be allowed to visit Keezhadi and its cluster villages in Phase VI?

It is to be noted that scores of public visited Keezhadi excavation site during the fifth phase in 2019 to learn about the ancient Tamil civilisation that prospered on the banks of Vaigai 2,600 years

published on : 7th September 2020

‘Findings hint Keezhadi was continuously inhabited since sixth century BCE’

Archaeologists had found burial urns, pit burials, and surface burials at Kondagai site, a cluster village of Keezhadi.

published on : 2nd September 2020

An industrious folk on the banks of Vaigai?

He said that such beads have been unearthed from the Keezhadi archaeological site. “A terracotta seal was found from the location where weighing stones had been unearthed earlier.

published on : 26th August 2020

Human-size skeleton surfaces in Tamil Nadu's Konthagai at Keezhadi

Sources said that other artefacts unearthed recently include a ringwell, a 17th century gold coin (Agaram) and four weighing stones (Keezhadi).

published on : 13th August 2020

Foundation laid for Keezhadi museum

The Keezhadi site has revealed that Tamil civilisation is more than 2,600 years old and Tamils were literate even in the 6th century BCE.

published on : 21st July 2020

Skeletons of two kids found at Keezhadi

The skeletons of two children were unearthed from Konthagai, one of the cluster villages of Keezhadi archaeological site, in the district on Tuesday. 

published on : 8th July 2020

Weighing stones unearthed from Keezhadi

In a span of two weeks, the State Archaeological department has unearthed four weighing stones from Keezhadi site.

published on : 5th July 2020

Audio book on Keezhadi civilisation

To ensure visually-challenged and uneducated people get to know about Keezhadi civilization, a group of youth from Karaikudi released an audiobook revealing its details on social media on Sunday.

published on : 22nd June 2020

Farmer digs out burial urn near Keezhadi

It is to be noted that six burial urns were unearthed in March at Konthagai.

published on : 6th June 2020

Furnace-like structure, bone of an animal unearthed at Keezhadi

The Archaeology department resumed the excavation in cluster villages on May 20 after it was temporarily stopped due to lockdown.

published on : 4th June 2020

Excavation at Keezhadi cluster villages resumes

The excavation was carried out in Keezhadi cluster villages -- Keezhadi, Kondhagai, and Agaram.

published on : 21st May 2020

Bricks excavated in Keezhadi has aluminium content

He said that the phase VI of excavation that began on February 19, 2020 identified the continuation of the brick structure unearthed in earlier phase.

published on : 18th March 2020

Keezhadi excavation: Unearthed bones sent for DNA research

Bones found at Keezhadi excavation site sent to US and Australia for DNA sequencing

published on : 17th March 2020
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