Important Laterite Rockcut Caves in Kerala
Important Laterite RockCutcaves in Kerala
Ø Eyyal, Porkkulam, Kattakampal, Kakkad, Kandanasseri, Anakkara and Sukapuram.
Ø Category: two types 1)single chambered, 2)multi chambered.
1) Kattakampal burial ground
Location: at chirakkal 2 km west of Kattakampal 10 km north west of Kunnamkulam.
Cave is fashioned by scooping a stepped rectangle pit into laterite out crop.
No of chambers: 4
Situated laterally facing east one each on other sides
Chamber height 1m
ceiling – horizontal
A bench along the length of the left chamber another bench along the length of the right chamber