2000-year-old Swastika symbol unearthed in Kichakbadh

Department of Archeology has discovered a 2000-year-old Swastika symbol at a historic and religious site, Kichakbadh, at Prithvinagar in Jhapa district in course of a recent excavation.

Archeologist Uddhav Acharya said that a 40-metre-long and 60-centimetres-wide wall, a six-metre-long erect brick wall used for special purpose, and a security post were also found in course of excavation carried out on April 25.

It was the seventh excavation.

The historic site is spread over 10 bigha of land and a temporary police post has been set up there for its security.

Remnants of an administrative building, arrow, stone plates and bowls, idol and utensils made from clay, and a stable were also found in course of excavation carried out at the site since 2058 BS, added Acharya. RSS