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.
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
The excavation was carried out in Keezhadi cluster villages -- Keezhadi, Kondhagai, and Agaram.
Bones found at Keezhadi excavation site sent to US and Australia for DNA sequencing
The sixth phase of Keezhadi excavations began on Wednesday after it was inaugurated by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami through a video conference call from the Secretariat.