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Nedunkur

Nedunkur is situated at 25 Km from Karur town, Aravakurichi Taluk, Karur District. It is considered to be an important historical town, as it is located on the ancient Rajakesari  Highways, which connects both west and east coast of South India. Excavation at Nedunkur was carried out in the year 2006-2007.

Excavation conducted in the habitational sites as well as in burial site yielded Black and Red ware sherds, coarse red ware sherds, Black ware sherds and iron objects viz knife, arrow-heads, and spear. More than fifty potshers with varied form of graffiti marks were collected during excavation. Nedunkur excavation has revealed the presence of Iron Age Culture (300 BCE to 300 CE) in this region.


 

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