Excavations – 2000-2005 – Kerala
Bekal Fort, Pallikkare, dt.Kasargod
Previous excavation at the site in 1999-2000 had brought to light remains of the plan of the palace complex. The recent excavation carried out at the site during 2000-01 has unearthed the remains of Durbar Hall. The antiquities include copper coins of medieval period.
The excavation under taken at the site during 2001-2002 has revealed Megalithic rock-cut cave. Megalithic potteries are found during the excavation.