Panayakulam is a small village situated in Dharmapuri district. It lies in between Papparapatti and Palakkodu. During excavation at the mound situated about
4 km from Papparapatti on the way to Panayakulam revealed archaeologically important antiquities like potsherds, terracotta figurines, bones, and bricks. Terracotta figurines are assignable to
8th century CE.
The excavation proves the continuous occupation of the site from 3rd century CE to
13th century CE.