Thamirabarani Civilisation in Tamil Nadu

Sangam literature, which used to be written over a period of six centuries (3rd BCE 3rd CE) consists of references to a range of Chola, Chera and Pandya kings.

Updated: Sep 14, 2021 10:33:31 am

14 September 2021 Current Affairs:The Thamirabarani civilisation excavated in Tamil Nadu is at least 3,200 years old, exhibits carbon relationship performed on organic fabric retrieved from archeological excavations in Sivakalai, Thoothukudi district.

♦ The determination of the age of natural release from the relative proportions of the carbon isotopes carbon-12 and carbon-14 that it contains is called Carbon Dating.
♦ Thamirabarani River is the shortest river in the state of Tamil Nadu, the Thamirabarani river starts in Pothigai hills of the Western Ghats stretches in the Ambasamudram taluk, flows via Tirunelveli & Thoothukudi districts and empties at Korkai of Tirunelveli district into the Gulf of Mannar (Bay of Bengal).
♦ Significance of the Findings: It may lead to proof that there was a town civilisation called Porunai River (Thamirabarani) civilization in south India as long as 3,200 years ago which is the later part of the Indus Valley Civilisation.
♦ Archaeological excavations would be carried out in different States and countries in search of Tamil roots.
♦ In the first phase, research would be undertaken at the historical port of Muziris, now acknowledged as Pattanam, in Kerala, to set up the ancientness and way of life of the Chera empire.
♦ Research would be carried out at Quseir al-Qadim and Pernica Anekke in Egypt, which had been once a section of the Roman empire, as properly as in Khor Rori in Oman, to set up the Tamils’ alternate family members with these countries. Potsherds bearing Tamil scripts have been determined in these countries.
♦ Studies would also be carried out in Southeast Asian countries, such as Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam, the place King Rajendra Chola had set up supremacy.
♦ The three ruling homes of Tamil India, the Pandyas, Cheras, and Cholas, fought for supremacy of southern India and Sri Lanka. These dynasties promoted early literature on the Indian subcontinent and built important Hindu temples.
♦ Sangam literature, which used to be written over a period of six centuries (3rd BCE – 3rd CE) consists of references to a range of Chola, Chera and Pandya kings.
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