The MADRASIAN CULTURE is a prehistoric archaeological culture of
The culture is characterized by bifacial handaxes and cleavers , but also includes flake tools , microliths and other chopping tools. Most were made from quartzite .
The Madrasian was named for its type site of
Attirampakkam , near to
the city of Madras (now known as
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