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Ancient Civilisations


Kathirpaai

Kathirpaai  ...
 
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Pannappaai

Pannappaai Mat made of Panna grass...
 
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Karappu A cage for protecting hens

A cage for protecting hens...
 
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Hen Cage

Hen Cage Cage built for rearing hens and chickens.  ...
 
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Bird Cage

Bird Cage A cage made of palmyra stalks for rearing birds....
 
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Rubbish Basket

Rubbish Basket Place where rubbbish from the house is put....
 
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Small shop

Small shop A small shop built using: coconut palm leaf, palmyra stalk, stick and mud....
 
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Addaalai

Addaalai – Place where goats are tied up...
 
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Cow Cradle

Cow Cradle Place where cows feed in the backyard of a house....
 
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Cow Shed

Cow Shed A hut made of Palmyra palm leaf for sheltering cows in the backyard...
 
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Sanga Padalai

A building at the entrance to a house in the form of a roof setup for travellers by foot or […]...
 
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Padalai (Gate) made of coconut palm leaf

Padalai (Gate) made of coconut palm leaf A gate of coconut palm leaf setup at the entrace to home....
 
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Koorkaali

The equipment used by Eelam Tamils in their mud or concrete homes to setup a shrine for praying on one […]...
 
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Thalai Vaasal (தலைவாசல்)

Built at the front of the main house for visitors and public to stay....
 
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Thalvaaram (தாழ்வாரம்)

A place adjoing the house with a roof to store utensils and farmring equipments belonging to the house owner....
 
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Thinnai (திண்ணை)

A sitting platform made of mud at the front on both sides of the main door for receiving visitors....
 
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Koluvan (கொலுவம்)

  Koluvan is a place where people gather to discuss and take decisions. Also, where higher officials pass verdict.  ...
 
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Large House

House for more than one family to live or for those with greater wealth...
 
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Four Varanda House

In the centre of the house a small open space is maintained....
 
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Small House

A house for one or two people or for those with less money....
 
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A hut made of hay roof

The roof of this hut is made of hay and mud....
 
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A hut made of coconut palm leaf roof

A hut made of coconut palm leaf roof The roof of this hut is made of coconut palm leaf and […]...
 
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A hut made of Inukku grass roof

A hut made of Inukku grass roof The roof of this hut is made of Inukku grass and sticks and […]...
 
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A hut made of palmyra leave roof

  A hut made of palmyra leave roof The roof of this hut is made of Palmyra leaf and sticks […]...
 
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