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15 Dec


Kalibangan (black bangles) is in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan It was located on the banks of now dried up Sarwaswati River; and flourished for at least 5 centuries The site was first discovered by Italian Luigi Pio Tessitori and was later excavated extensively by A Ghosh
Important Findings at Kalibangan
The oldest ploughed field, evidence of earliest recorded Earthquake (which might have ended this city itself), Fire-Altars, Charging bull, tiled floor, two kinds of burials (circular and rectangular graves), bones of camels etc are important findings of Kalibangan Further, this site was different from Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro in the following respects:
The bricks in other sites were baked ones, while Kalibangan bricks are earthen ones
There was no drainage system in Kalibangan
Due to these, Kalibangan is not considered a well planned city as comparable to other important sites of Indus Valley

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