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  • A team of 10 archaeologists has been working in Keeladi since 2013 to unravel the remains of a habitation site
  • Keeladi,a small village with a population of around 5,000 people lies in the Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu
  • Archaeologists have tentatively estimated that it dates back to 200 BCE, and believe it might be even older

“I could not believe my eyes when I saw all that came out of the ground. It has made Keeladi famous” exclaims Theiyvamma, a local women from Tamil Nadu. Archaeologists and researchers have unearthed the crumbling remains of a civilization, a civilization that stands parallel to Mohenjo-daro in size and importance.

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