The Great Granary of Indus Valley Civilization has been Discovered by Which Site?

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Updated on: November 9th, 2023

At Mohenjodaro, the great granary of the Indus Valley civilization was discovered. The Archaeological Department of India discovered Mohenjodaro and Harappa during an excavation of the Indus Valley Civilization in the 1920s. The discovery of the Indus Valley Civilization (IVC), also known as the Harappan Civilization, changed the course of Indian history.

The Great Granary of Indus Valley Civilization Discovered by

The Indus Valley Civilization is the Indian subcontinent’s earliest known urban culture. It was one of the world’s three earliest civilizations, along with Mesopotamia and Egypt. Harappa, Mohenjodaro, Sutkagendor, Chanhudaro, Amri, Kalibangan, Lothal, Surkotada, Banawali, and Dholavira were important sites.

The following were significant discoveries at the Mohenjodaro site:

  • Great bath
  • Granary
  • Seal of Pasupathi Mahadeva
  • A piece of woven cotton
  • Bronze dancing girl
  • Steatite statue of beard man

Mohenjodaro is located in Sindh Punjab, Pakistan. It was the largest settlement in ancient times. It was rediscovered in the year 1920, and from there, it has the status of a UNESCO world heritage site. The ancient name of the city is unknown. There is no kind of evidence retrieved that tells the name of that city. Mohenjodaro is the modern name.

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