Burial site & Kudakkalluparamb at Cheramanagad

Burial site & Kudakkalluparamb at Cheramanagad

  • 69 megalithic monuments in a small area.

megalithics (8)

HOOD STONES  at cheramanangad

megalithics (10)

  • 33 multiple hood stone type burials.
  • Second largest concentration of hood stones.
  • No of stones in hood stones ranges from 5 to 9.
  • Intermediate between single hood stone and umbrella stone.
  • Circle sectorally dressed clinostats of laterite.
  • Clinostats tends to converge towards the top.
  • They do not join.
  • They have a circular gap in the middle.

ON EXCAVATION OF HOOD STONE

ü Burial of an urn within a pit 1.05m depth

ü Relics- disintegrated bones, a vase in red ware, white painted bow.

ü The urn closed granite slab.

ü The pit was filled with same soil retrieved while digging wares,3 bowls and unidentified iron object were seen.

ü Multiple hood stone did not yield any interment.