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Evidences of pre-history period of 15 lakh years ago found in Raisen district after excavation

Sunday - February 11, 2018 2:57 am , Category : MADHYA PRADESH

Bhopal: Village Narvar and its surrounding area of Raisen district has got special place in Indian pre-historic period. Evidences related with 15 lakh years ago, that is  pre-historic period have been found in Tikoda and Damdongari area.

Commissioner, Archaeological, Anupam Rajan informed in this regard that the evidences have come to light after excavation carried out by retired director general of Archaeological Survey of India Dr SV Ota in six years from 2010 to 2015. The Archaeological commissioner said that Dr Ota delivered a lecture on 'Geo Archaeological Investigation of Acheulean Localities and Tikoda and Damdongari Raisen' in Dr Vishnu Shridhar Vakankar Archaeological Research Institute of State Museum on Saturday.

Giving details of the archaeological and historical facts in the area, Rajan said that stone tools found in lower level of Tikoda village, are similar to the one found in Oldowan culture of Africa. Information related with climate under which human at that time live, his lifestyle, foods and information about other activities, have been found in sample of soil and stone tools. Pieces of egg shells of ostrich have also found in this excavation. Man-made stone tools like Hast Kuthar, Vidarani, Kucharni and other tools are the main thing found there. Effects of pre-historic period have been found in different excavation parts from one metre to 9.5 metre at these places. All archaeological evidences confirm that this area was the centre of human activities lakhs of years ago.-Window To News
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