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Khyad area of Badami
Khyad is located in Karnataka
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 15°55′12″N 75°40′49″E / 15.92000°N 75.68028°E / 15.92000; 75.68028Coordinates: 15°55′12″N 75°40′49″E / 15.92000°N 75.68028°E / 15.92000; 75.68028
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Bagalkot
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 587 201
Telephone code 08357

Khyad village is in Badami taluk in Bagalkot District in North Karnataka, popular for prehistoric structures, found many fossils of prehistoric Stone Age.

In 1873 Robert Bruise (researcher) discovered this area. From Deccan College Pune many researchers, archaeologists and students undertook research and found information related to prehistoric era. In association with Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) - Mysore division excavation department, the research students from Delhi discovered several stone weapons.[1]

The district administration is committed to protect the heritage site.

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  1. ^ "Archaeologist calls for protection of prehistoric site". Retrieved 2013-05-22.