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Amethyst crystal found in a gemstone making industry at a habitation site unearthed at Kodumanal in Erode district. This important discovery was made during excavations at Kodumanal village in Erode district by the Department of History of Pondicherry University in May 2012. Beads from semi-precious stones such as quartz, carnelian, lapiz-lazuli, beryl, agate and so on were manufactured in this industrial complex Photo: K.Ananthan


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