The megalithic burials of Tamilnadu India with rice and Tur Dal

05.10.2016 - By Cooking with Archaeologists: Food, fieldwork, and stories.

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Savitha Gokulraman from the CUNY Graduate Center in New York talks about her interesting research into megalithic burials from the Indian Iron Age. The sites are relatively dated by ceramics from the 3rd century BC to the 4th century AD. These burial structures come in many forms from dolmens, stone circles to cairns. You can learn more about them within this post.  Savitha talks about her unwavering passion for archaeology and shares with us an interesting story from one of her megalith excavations. Her Tur Dal recipe is something you should not look past. It's super easy and perfect for a quick and delicious meal!

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