Pandya era stone houses, inscriptions unearthed
|Pandyan era inscription from Koneswaram [Credit: Wiki Commons]|
V. Narayanamoorthy said that Palani was the hub of economic activities during the Pandya era. He said that many of the inscriptions found, extolled the architectural style of temples.
The team said that the findings gave some clues about the method of administration in the Pandya era. According to archaeologists, the place would have been put to use as a funeral ground till around the 4th century AD, after which the practice was discontinued. Narayanamoorthy said that some human skulls bearing scratches were found giving weight to the theory that the place was a funeral ground.
Source: Indian Express [April 15, 2013]