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Rock Art and Megaliths Maraiyur, Kerala
Authorship Description
Dr. N. Nihildas.
Bibliographical Details xiv, 218 p. ills. (partly col.). maps. 29 cm.
Edition, Place & Publisher 1st ed. Delhi, B. R. Publishing Corporation.
ISBN-10 9386223732
ISBN-13 9789386223739, 978-9386223739
Year of Publication 2018.
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Rock Art and Megaliths Maraiyur, Kerala

"The research work entitled Rock art and Megaliths, Maraiyur, Kerala is an attempt to investigate the archaeological potential of the Maraiyur region, Idukki district Kerala. Maraiyur is located in the north-eastern parts of Devikulum Taluk of Idukki district, bordering Tamil Nadu. This study was focused on the megalithic and rock art cultures of Maraiyur and surroundings by adopting a regional approach. Also this work intended to a address the issues like a detailed exploration and documentation of the rock Arts sites and megalithic sites, and reconstruction of the cultural sequence of Maraiyur. This study yielded a detailed documentation and analysis of rock art and megalithic sites and which brought to light more than 30 Iron Age-Early Historic sites, two habitational evidences as well. The excavation of Megalithic burial and rock shelter produced evidence of early historic occupation in the area. This study also brought to light the close connection of rock art with megaliths of that region. Further this has not only helped in identifying new archaeological site in this region, but also the cultural synthesis with neighbouring area of Palani hills and Amaravathi Valley in Thamil Nadu."
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Contents

Preface

List of Figures

List of Plates

1. Introduction

2. The Land and People of Maraiyr

3. Documentation of Rock Art Sites

4. Rock Paintings in the Maraiyur Region

5. Iron Age-Early Historic Cultures of Maraiyur

6. Excavations in Maraiyur

7. Discussion and Conclusion

Appendices

Bibliography

Plates

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