Burial Cave, Kandanassery, Thrissur – an Important piece of our history

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Kandanassery is a village in Thrissur district, Kerala state, South India.

The Burial Cave located in Kandanassery is a Megalithic rock cut one. Its located just around 2km south of Ariyannur.

The site is a protected monument under the Archaeological Survey of India since 1951.

The cave is the megalithic remains of the iron age.

The cave here can be entered through a recessed opening, the inner recess 0.7m wide and 0.33m leads into a chamber with a hemispherical dome and a paraboloid floor. There are benches cut from the rock on three sides. They are not uniform. The dome is around 1.5 m in height and there is a circular opening of around 70cm in the center.

Burial Cave, Kandanassery, Thrissur – Photos

Burial Cave, Kandanassery, Thrissur

Burial Cave, Kandanassery, Thrissur

Burial Cave, Kandanassery, Thrissur

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