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By Our Staff Reporter
According to the police, the idols and a `thirucatchi' (ornamental arch) were spotted near a tank bund on the Srivaikuntam-Deivaseyalpuram road around 8 a.m. The Pudukottai police, following a complaint lodged by the village administrative officer of Deivaseyalpuram, recovered them.
The idols were that of Natarajar (2 ft 4 inches), Appar (1.6), Dakshinamurthy (1.5), Amman (1.10), Ambal (1.11), Vinayaka (1.6) and Karaikal Ammaiyar (6 ft).
The exact period of the idols, their origin and value could be ascertained only by archaeologists and the personnel of the idol wing.
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