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Mohen-jo Daro

Mohen-jo Daro
Mohenjo-Daro (mound of dead) was excavated by a team led by RD Banerjee in 1922 It is located in the Larkana District of Sindh Pakistan on bank of Indus River
Important Findings of MohenJo Daro
Notable findings at Mohenjo-Daro are the magnum opus Great Bath, uniform buildings and weights, hidden drains and other hallmarks of the civilization This is the site where most unicorn seals have been found Mohenjo-Daro is also sometimes known as largest urban centre of the civilization The famous bronze dancing girl, seal of supposed Pashupati, steatite statue of bearded priest, numerous terracotta figurines are another notable findings of Mohenjo-Daro
Great Bath
The most famous building found at Mohenjo-Daro is a great bath It is a 6×12 meter specimen of beautiful brick work The water for the bath was provided from a well in an adjacent room The floor was made up of bricks Floor and outer walls were bituminized so that there is no leakage of water There are open porch’s on four sides of the bath There is use ofBurnt bricks, Mortar and Gypsum in the Great bath but NO use of stone is there

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