Renovation works led to discovery of a rectangular stone slab bearing an inscription of king Deva Raya II (1425–1446 AD) of the Vijayanagar Empire (1336–1646) at the Mahalingeshwara and Kalinga temple at Kalavara village, West India.
Several idols, including a rare Yoga Narasimha (an avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu) idol, were found in Penpahad village, Telangana, India. The finds date to between 1st-3rd century AD.
Archaeologists discovered hero stones, called Veeragal stones, in the vicinity of Kolanupaka Temple, a 2,000 year old Jain temple at the village of Kolanupaka in Nalgonda district, southern India. The stones are believed to date between 8th and 14th centuries.