Decorative terracotta bowl found in Vembakottai archaeological site

May 16, 2022 07:55 pm | Updated May 17, 2022 01:12 am IST - Virudhunagar

A decorated terrocotta vessel found at Vembakottai archaeological excavation site.

A decorated terrocotta vessel found at Vembakottai archaeological excavation site. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Tamil Nadu State Department of Archaeology has found a terracotta vessel at the Vembakottai archaeological excavation site.

The Site Director, Pon. Baskar, said that the fully decorated bowl was small in size. Its height was 2 cm and also the maximum diameter was 2 cm. "It looks like a toy vessel. But, its actual usage could not be ascertained as of now," he said.

Minister for Tamil Official Language, Tamil Culture and Archaeology, Thangam Thennarasu had tweeted "a 2,000-year-old ... an attractive bowl with artistic work that withstood the test of time".

0 / 0
Sign in to unlock member-only benefits!
  • Access 10 free stories every month
  • Save stories to read later
  • Access to comment on every story
  • Sign-up/manage your newsletter subscriptions with a single click
  • Get notified by email for early access to discounts & offers on our products
Sign in

Comments

Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide by our community guidelines for posting your comments.

We have migrated to a new commenting platform. If you are already a registered user of The Hindu and logged in, you may continue to engage with our articles. If you do not have an account please register and login to post comments. Users can access their older comments by logging into their accounts on Vuukle.