Burial cave Eyyal

Important Laterite RockCutcaves in Kerala

  • Ø Eyyal, Porkkulam, Kattakampal, Kakkad, Kandanasseri, Anakkara and Sukapuram.
  • Ø Category: two types 1)single chambered, 2)multi chambered.

1) Kattakampal burial ground

2) Burial cave at Kakkad

3) Burial cave Kandanassery

4) Burial cave Eyyal



Location: –

At Eyyal south of Chiramanangad (Near Wadakkanchery Road)

Features: –

  • Common outer court leading to main chambers.
  • East facing main chamber.
  • Main chamber higher than the smaller one.
  • A bench each inside main chamber and small chamber.
  • Crude irregular shaped flat surfaced blocks for keeping vessels and other objects.
  • The potteries and iron implements were recovered from chamber.
  • First century AD Roman coin datable to first century AD was unearthened near the site.



There is always something left behind…a twig, fragments of a bangle, a seed, a blossom on the hedges enrolled in the red list.

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