Gold used in ancient times has been found in the archaeological excavation in Uttar Panchayat.
The site was selected for excavation at Oragadam village next to Kancheepuram district and the excavation work was started on 3 July under the leadership of Superintendent Kalimuthu, Regional Department of Archaeology, Chennai.
In this case, archaeological evidence of the Mesolithic period, the early historical period and the historical period has been found during the last 3 months. Also, various historical relics including 3 brick walls belonging to the historical period have been found in the area where the excavation has started.
After this, excavation work started in the south-eastern part of the archaeological mound a few days ago. Black and red pottery, painted pottery and inscribed pottery, and Roman pottery were also found. Along with this, 2 gold ornaments weighing 1 1/2 grams were also found. Apart from this, glassware, flint toys and various objects made of flint have been found.
Archaeological officials said that archaeological evidence such as flint earrings, gold ornaments, round chips of flint, pieces of iron products and bracelets have been found, and these may be objects used by people who lived between 4000 years and 10,000 years ago. Huh. A ripper and arrowheads have been found and more evidence is expected as the excavation continues, he said.