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Pre-Historic Sites

S.No

Place of excavation

District 

Year

1

Anaimalai

Coimbatore

1969

2

Kovalanpottal

Madurai

1980

3

Tiruttangal

Virudhunagar

1994 1995

4

Teriruveli

Ramanathapuram

1999 2000

5

Kodumanal

Erode

19921993, 
19961997,
1997-1998

6

Mangudi

Tirunelveli

2001 2002

Early - Historic Sites

S.No

Place of excavation

District 

Year

7

Vasavasamudram

Kanchipuram

1969 1970

8

Karur

Karur 

1973 1979,
1994 1995

9

Alagankulam   

Ramanathapuram

1986-1987,
19901991, 
1992-1993,
1994-1995,
19961997, 
1997- 1998

10

Korkai 

Tuticorin 

1968 1969

11

Thondi  

Ramanathapuram

1980

12

Pallavamedu  

Kanchipuram

1970 1971

13

Boluvampatti 

Coimbatore 

1979 1980,
1980 1981

14

Panayakulam 

Dharmapuri 

1979 1980

15

Poompuhar 

Nagappatinam 

1994 1995, 
1997 1998

16

Tirukkovilur 

Villupuram 

1992 1993

17

Maligaimedu  

Cuddalore

1999 2000

18

Perur 

Coimbatore 

 2001 2002

Medieval Sites

S.No

Place of excavation

District 

Year

19

Kurumbanmedu 

Thanjavur

1984

20

Gangaikondacholapuram

Perambalur

1980 1981,
1986 1987

21

Kannanur

Tiruchirappalli

1982 1983

22

Palayarai

Thanjavur

1984

23

Panchalankurichi

Tuticorin

1968- 1969

24

Sendamangalam

Villupuram

1992 1993,
1994 1995

25

Padavedu

Tiruvannamalai

1992 1993

 Recent Excavations

                              

S.No

Place of excavation

District 

Year

26    Andipatti   Tiruvannamalai     2004-2005
27   Modur  Dharmapuri   2004-2005
28  Marakkanam  Villupuram  2005-2006
29  Parikulam  Tiruvallur  2005-2006
30  Nedunkur  Karur  2006-2007
31  Mangulam  Madurai  2006-2007
32  Sembiankandiyur  Nagappatinam  2007-2008
33 Tranquebar  Nagappatinam  

                                                       

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