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PRE-HISTORIC SITE, CHIKKAJALA

The monument is situated in Chikkajala, district Bengaluru. The nearest railway station and airport is Bengaluru
DISTRICT: Bengaluru; TALUK: Devanahalli
LOCALITY: Chikkajala (Lat. 13° 09' N; Long. 77o 32' E)
APPROACH: AIRPORT: Bengaluru: RAILWAY STATION: Bengaluru; BUS STATION:          Bengaluru.

BRIEF HISTORY:

Chikkajala is a small village situated about 24 km to the north of Bengaluru. In the open fields on the eastern and southern sides of the village are located some cist burials.  The cists are enclosed by irregular boulders some of which are missing.  The cist having post holes in the orthostats facing east also carry massive cap stones of granite measuring around 4 x 4 m.  Some of the disturbed burials have yielded black-and-red ware, human bones and a few iron implements.