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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Photo taken in Chinna Veerampattinam, Pudukuppam, Tamil Nadu, India

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  • Uploaded on October 2, 2012
  • Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works
    by mohammad suhaib
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A580
    • Taken on 2012/09/22 11:21:29
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 5.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO125
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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