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Important Laterite Rockcut Caves in Kerala

Important Laterite RockCutcaves in Kerala

  1. Ø Eyyal, Porkkulam, Kattakampal, Kakkad, Kandanasseri, Anakkara and Sukapuram.

  2. Ø Category: two types 1)single chambered, 2)multi chambered.

 1) Kattakampal burial ground



  1. Location: at chirakkal 2 km west of Kattakampal 10 km north west of Kunnamkulam.

  2. Specifications:

  3. Cave is fashioned by scooping a stepped rectangle pit into laterite out crop.

  4. No of chambers: 4

  5. Situated laterally facing east one each on other sides

  6. Chamber height 1m

  7. ceiling – horizontal

  8. floors- rectangular

  9. A bench along the length of the left chamber another bench along the length of the right chamber

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