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Edakkal caves in Wayanad considered together with Padmanabhapuram Palace: New World heritage sites draft list of UNESCO – Kerala & Tamil Nadu

The Hindu, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, May 15, 2014 | Read the full story here >> The Padmanabhapuram Palace at Thakkala has been included in the draft list of UNESCO world heritage sites. Cultural Affairs Minister K.C. Joseph said here on Wednesday that the … Continue reading

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A “unique and highly significant” discovery: Rock engravings depicting a human being with a bow and arrow at near Edakkal caves (Wayanad district) – Kerala

E.M. MANOJ, KALPETTA, The Hindu, January 18, 2014 An anthropomorphic figure has been discovered among the prehistoric petroglyphs (rock engravings) on the Thovari hills near Edakkal caves in the Wayanad district of Kerala. […] The petroglyph, a stylistic depiction of a … Continue reading

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Evidence suggesting a Gondi-Harappan link (Indus Valley civilisation, 2500 B.C.–1750 BC): Pictographs deciphered with the help of a proto Dravidian tribal language – Karnataka

S. Harpal Singh, The Hindu, Telangana, December 16, 2014  | To enlarge the image and read the full article, click here >> “On the goddess Kotamma temple woollen market way there is a rocky roof shelter for shepherds and sheep to … Continue reading

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Did the Indus Valley Civilisation script remain “elusive because no one has attempted to study the script using Gondi symbols and language”? – Karnataka

Lhendup G Bhutia, OPEN Magazine, Archaeology, 28 November 2014 | For more images and to read the full article, click here >> New findings raise an old question: Do South Indians belong to the Indus Valley Civilisation? Around two kilometres away from … Continue reading

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Rock Art Studies (Asiatic Society Kolkata): Continuum of the art tradition “evident among pre-literate and indigenous ethnic entities” – Central India & Kerala

Rock art studies in India is not only restricted to the Palaeolithic period, it extends even beyond it. In the Indian subcontinent the caves and rock shelters were inhabited and used by people over many periods, throughout which the rock … Continue reading

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