Ancient caves discovered near Akkampalli in A.P.

A group of caves inhabited by ancient humans has been discovered in Akkampalli near Kurnool district’s Sanjamala.

The site, found by researcher K. Ramakrishna Reddy a few months ago, is thought to be contemporary to the existing rock sites at Ketavaram and Chintakunta near Kadapa district’s Muddanur.

The discovery is archaeologically significant as the caves contain artwork that depicts the state of civilisation and culture 7,000 years ago.

The site comprises five caves — three natural and two rock-cut — the etchings on whose walls throw a great deal of light on the life, culture, traits and beliefs of the for more


Source: The Hindu

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