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Mohenjo-Daro

 
   
 
Mohenjo-Daro (Mound of the Dead), pronounced was one of the largest city-settlements in the Indus Valley Civilization which thrived in ancient times along the Indus River. Mohenjo-Daro itself is located in Larkana District in the modern-day province of Sindh, Pakistan.
Mohenjo-Daro was built around 2600 BCE and abandoned around 1500 BCE. It was rediscovered in 1922 by Rakhaldas Bandyopadhyay, an officer of the Archaeological Survey of India. In the 1930s, massive excavations were conducted under the leadership of John Marshall and others. Further excavations were carried out in 1945.
Mohenjo-Daro in ancient times was most likely one of the largest cities of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization. It was the most developed and advanced city in South Asia, during its peak. The planning and engineering showed the importance of the city to the people of the Indus valley.
 
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