Tewar – UPSC Prelims

  • It is a site of Chalcolithic culture in Central India in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Tewar (Tripuri) village is located in Madhya Pradesh.
  • It is located 12 km west of Jabalpur district on Jabalpur – Bhopal highway.
  • ASI conducted an excavation of Tewar at two locations. The excavation revealed four folds of cultural sequences i.e. Kushana, Shunga, Satavahana, and Kalachuri.
  • Several antiquities were also unearthed including remains of sculptures, terracotta balls, iron nails, copper coins, terracotta beads, implements of Iron and terracotta figurine, black ware, red slipped ware etc. The structural remains consisting of brick walls and the structure of sandstone columns were also found.
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