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Modur

Modur is situated at 15 Km from Dharmapuri town, Palacode taluk, Dharmapuri District. Subsequent to exploration at three habitational mounds, which yielded Neolithic and Megalithic antiquities, excavation was carried out in the year 2004-2005.

The excavation at Modur yielded good number of Neolithic Celts, Rubbing stones, Hammer stones, Grinding stones and Megalithic appendages. Besides this, terracotta objects such as figurines of Ram (Goat) and Mother Goddess were also collected. Three cultural habitations are identified and are characterized with the occurrences of relevant antiquities.

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