Arikamedu, Pondicherry

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Arikamedu is an archaeological site near Pondicherry, southern India, where Mortimer Wheeler conducted his best-known excavation in the 1940s. Arikamedu - 'Arikan-medu or Poduke’ which literally means, ‘eroding mound’.[1] According to Wheeler, Arikamedu was a Tamil fishing village which was formerly a major Chola port dedicated to bead making and trading with Roman traders. -WIKIPEDIA

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  • Uploaded on October 2, 2012
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    by mohammad suhaib
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A580
    • Taken on 2012/09/22 11:12:39
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