Dharwad: An eleventh-century inscription was unearthed in the backyard of Shivanand Madar’s residence in Navilur, according to epigraphy expert Hanumakshi Gogi.
During the cleaning, the inscription was discovered in Shivanand’s backyard. The inscription on the stone is six feet tall and three feet wide. In the 11th century, it was etched.
She said that this inscription belonged to Mummadi Jayakeshi, a member of the Kadamba Mahamandaleshwar dynasty who ruled the region from Goa. Navilur was a Jain centre in ancient times. She said Navilur was referenced in many inscriptions, including those in Shravana Belagola.