Excavations carried out from 1950 to 2011:

Sl.No Year of excavation Place District Department Name of the Site Excavated by
1

1950

Sanur

Chengalpattu

Southern Circle

Megalithic Site

Shri N.R.Banerjee & Shri K.V.Soundararajan

2

1952

Sanur

Chengalpattu

Southern Circle

Megalithic Site

Shri N.R.Banerjee & Shri K.V.Soundararajan

3

1952-53

Chengamedu

South Arcot

Southern Circle

Historical Site

Shri N.R.Banerjee

4

1953-54

Pallavamedu at Kanchipuram

Chengalpattu

Southern Circle

Historical Site

 

5

1954-55

Amirthamangalam

Chengalpattu

Southern Circle

Megalithic Site

Shri N.R.Banerjee

6

1955-56

Kunnattur

Chengalpattu

Southern Circle

Megalithic Site

Shri V.D.Krishnasamy

7

1956-57

Kunnattur

Chengalpattu

Southern Circle

Megalithic Site

Shri V.D.Krishnasamy

8

1957-58

Kunnattur

Chengalpattu

Southern Circle

Megalithic Site

Shri V.D.Krishnasamy

9

1962-63

Kanchipuram

Chengalpattu

Southern Circle

Historical Site

Shri R.Subramanian

10

1962-63

Kaveripattinam

Thanjavur

Southern Circle

Early Historical Site

Shri S.R.Rao

11

1963-64

Kaveripattinam

Thanjavur

Southern Circle

Early Historical Site

Shri S.R.Rao

12

1964-65

Paiyampalli

North Arcot

Southern Circle

Neolithic Site

Shri S.R.Rao

13

1964-65

Kaveripattinam

Thanjavur

Southern Circle

Early Historical Site

Shri S.R.Rao

14

1965-66

Kaveripattinam

Thanjavur

Southern Circle

Early Historical Site

Shri Krishna Deva

15

1966-67

Karaikadu

South Arcot

Surveyed by Dr. Yves Martin of the Instiute de Physique du globe, paris, and excavation carried out by Southern circle.

Historical Site

Shri K.V.Raman

16

1966-67

Kaveripattinam

Thanjavur

Southern Circle

Early Historical Site

Shri  K.V.Raman

17

1970-71

Perur

Coimbatore

Southern Circle

Megalithic Site

Shri K.V. Soundararajan

18

1970-71

Malayamputtu

North Arcot

Southern Circle

Megalithic Site

Shri K.V. Soundararajan

19

1970-71

Kaveripattinam

Thanjavur

Southern Circle

Early Historical Site

Shri K.V. Soundararajan

20

1970-71

Ukkirankottai

Thirunelvelli

Southern Circle

Historical Site

Shri K.V. Soundararajan

21

1972-73

Kaveripattinam

Thanjavur

Southern Circle

Early Historical Site

Shri K.V. Raman

22

1973-74

Nanganallur

Madras

Southern Circle

Historical Site

Shri K.V. Soundararajan

23

1973-74

Gingee fort

South Arcot

Southern Circle

Historical Site

Shri K.V. Soundararajan

24

1973-74

Kaveripattinam

Thanjavur

Southern Circle

Early Historical Site

Shri K.V. Soundararajan

25

1976-77

T .Kallupatti   

Madurai

Southern Circle

Middle Paleolithic Site

Shri L.K. Srinivasan,

26

1978-79

Mottur

North Arcot

Southern Circle

Megalithic Site

Shri L.K. Srinivasan

27

1979-80

T .Kallupatti   

Madurai

Southern Circle

Microlithic –Megalithic site

Shri L.K. Srinivasan

28

1982-83

Kambarmedu

Thanjavur     

Southern Circle

Historical Site

Shri C.L.Suri

29

1983-84

Kambarmedu

Thanjavur     

Southern Circle

Historical Site

Shri P. Narayana Babu

30

1984-85

Auroville

South Arcot

Southern Circle

Megalithic Site

Shri P. Narayana Babu

31

1985-86

Auroville

South Arcot

Southern Circle

Megalithic Site

Shri P. Narayana Babu

32

1985-86

Darasuram

Thanjavur

Southern Circle

Historical Site

Shri P. Narayana Babu

33

1986-87

Darasuram

Thanjavur

Madras Circle

Historical Site

Shri K.P.Poonacha

34

1990-91

Mamallapuram

Kanchipuram

Madras Circle

Historical Site

Shri B. Narasimhaiah

35

1993-94

Gingee

Villupuram

Madras Circle

Historical Site

Shri B. Narasimhaiah

36

1994-95

Gingee

Villupuram

Madras Circle

Historical Site

Shri B. Narasimhaiah

37

1995-96

Gingee

Villupuram

Chennai Circle

Historical Site

Shri B. Narasimhaiah

38

1997-98

Mamallapuram

Kanchipuram

Chennai Circle

Historical Site

Shri K.T. Narasimhan

39

1998-99

Mamallapuram

Kanchipuram

Chennai Circle

Historical Site

Shri K.T. Narasimhan

40

1999-2000

Mamallapuram (Shore Temple)

Kanchipuram

Chennai Circle

Historical Site

Shri K.T. Narasimhan

41

2001-02

Fort, Gingee

Villupuram

Chennai Circle

Historical Site

Shri K.T. Narasimhan

42

2002-03

Fort, Gingee

Villupuram

Chennai Circle

Historical Site

Shri K.T. Narasimhan

43

2003-04

Dutch Fort, Sadras

Kanchipuram

Chennai Circle

Historical Site

Shri K.T. Narasimhan

44

2003-04

Adichchnallur

Thoothukudi

Chennai Circle

Megalithic Site

Shri T.Satyamurthy

45

2004-05

Adichchnallur

Thoothukudi

Chennai Circle

Megalithic Site

Shri T.Satyamurthy

46

2005-06

Saluvankuppam

Kanchipuram

Chennai Circle

Historical Site

Shri T.Satyamurthy & Smt. Sathyabhama Badhreenath

47

2006-07

Saluvankuppam

Kanchipuram

Chennai Circle

Historical Site

Smt. Sathyabhama Badhreenath

48

2007-08

Siruthavur

Kanchipuram

Chennai Circle

Megalithic Site

Smt. Sathyabhama Badhreenath

49

2010-11

Malaiyadipatti

Pudukottai

Chennai Circle

Pre- Historic Site

Shri Ramesh S. Mulimani

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