No. 13.─ NILAMBUR PLATES OF RAVIVARMAN.
BY T. A. GOPINATHA RAO, M.A. (MADRAS), AND G. VENKOBA RAO (OOTACAMUND).
This set of copper-plates was discovered by a Kurumban, while he was washing for gold, on
the banks of the Châliyâr stream adjacent to Nilambûr. The exact spot where they were
 This picturesque place belongs to the Ernad (Êranâḍu) tâluka of the Malabar district and is situated at the
foot of the Kârkûr Ghâṭ on the road from Ootacamund to Calicut. Near it are the teak plantations started by
Mr. Conolly, Collector of Malabar, in 1840 ; see Mr. Logan’s Malabar, Vol. II. p. 368 ff.─ E. H.]