The excavations were conducted during the year 1999-2000 at Maligaimedu in Panruti Taluk of Cuddalore district. Three cultural sequences have been revealed from the excavations. The excavation yielded Black &
Red ware, red ware, black ware, rouletted, coarse red ware, inscribed potteries and a copper coin with the Ujjain symbol. The habitation of this site may be fixed between 300 BCE and 1300 CE.