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The Megaliths

  • Megalith means big stones

  • Megaliths are found in the Deccan, South India, Northeast, and Northwest

  • They are arranged in a circular pattern and may have been used to mark graves or burial sites

  • Megaliths have burial chambers that are often underground

  • Megaliths were placed on the surface to mark the burial spot, serving as signposts

  • Many objects have been found in megalithic graves including human skeletons, pottery, agricultural tools, weapons, and ornaments

  • Few agricultural tools have been found, while hunting tools are more numerous

  • This suggests that megalithic people relied more on hunting than agriculture

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