"\\r\\n<br><div id=\\"content-body-14269002-35400257\\">\\n<p>An intact offering pot was found during the excavation at Mayiladumparai, a megalithic site, in Krishnagiri district.<\\\/p><p>\\u201cIt was found intact 72 cm below the ground at the western side of the pit burial with a capstone at the excavation site. It is a red-ware pot, and its height is 25 cm and radius 20 cm. The rim measures 12 cm,\\u201d said Industries Minister Thangam Thennarasu, who is also in charge of Archaeology.<\\\/p><p>R. Sivanandam, director, Keezhadi excavations, said that the offering pots would normally contain the favourites of the deceased. \\u201cThey would be placed either inside the burial urn or beside it or over it.\\u201d <\\\/p>\\n<\\\/div>\\r\\n\\r\\n<br><a href=\\"https:\\\/\\\/www.thehindu.com\\\/news\\\/national\\\/tamil-nadu\\\/megalithic-offering-pot-found\\\/article35400257.ece\\">Source link <\\\/a>"