Tiruchirapalli

Stone statues found

A stone statue found at Nandampatti village in Pudukottai district.   | Photo Credit: Hand_out

A few stone statues were found at Nandampatti village near Killukottai in Pudukottai district recently.

They were found by a team from the Pudukottai - based Archaeological Research Forum at Nandampatti.

A press release from the founder of the forum A. Manikandan said the statues belonged to the 8th to 10th century. Statues including that of Pichaadanar, Parvathi, Lord Muruga, Gowmaari, Brahma, Chandikeswarar, Ayyanar, Jain Tirthankara in meditating pose, a couple of Nandis and a broken statue of Bairava were found at the spot. A stone inscription was also found. The forum has informed the State Archaeology Department regarding the findings.


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