1000-year-old burials discovered

Estimated to be 1000 years old burial urns called mudhumakkal mhazhi, pieces of bones and a structure resembling ground water well were found in Thillaiyadi neighbourhood of Tharangambadi town, Tamil Nadu, India.

10th century relief discovered in southern India

Archaeological investigation in Chinnaariyapatti village, Tamil Nadu province in southern India, ended in discovery of a sculpture dated to the 10th century AD. The sculpture contains the image of Ayyanar, a folk deity and an inscription in ancient Tamil writing.