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Mohenjo-Daro – What Lies in History

Mohenjo-Daro is a historical marvel. A part of the Indus valley civilization, this ancient city is now a part of Larkana district located in the Sindh province of Pakistan. The city was first discovered by archeologists in 1911. Excavations then regularly took place in the 1920’s and 1930’s, with final major digs taking place in 1950 and 1964. The History of Mohenjo-Daro The city was inhabited in the third millennium

Mohenjo-Daro: An Adventurous Look into Pakistan’s Past

The historical site of Mohenjo-daro is a magnificent look into the ancient Indus Valley Civilization (also known as the IVC). Mohenjo-Daro, which translates to ‘Mount of the Dead’ in Sindhi, was built in 2600 BC. The people of Mohenjo-daro inhabited the Earth at the same time as the ancient Egyptians. The Buildings The city is a fascinating insight into the brilliance of the IVC for their time. The entire city

Historical Sites in Pakistan

Pakistan is home to many significant historical sites that reflect the traditions and customs of times past.  Although historical sites are of special interest to archaeologists and history students, tourists enjoy visiting these interesting places as well.  The fascinating cultures and beautiful scenery lure countless visitors each year. Harappa Located about 200 km from Lahore in the Montgomery District of Punjab, Harappa is the site of an important ancient settlement