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Lakhan-jo-daro is an archeological site dating to the Indus Valley Civilization that is located within an industrial zone on the outskirts of Sukkur, Pakistan.

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ExcavationEdit

The site, which is located in Sukkur District (around 100 km away from the Mohenjo-daro site) on the right bank of Indus River,[1][2] was excavated recently.[3] During 2006, aracheologists and students of Shah Abdul Latif University (SALU) did excavations in this site.[4] Excavations were also undertaken by Prof. Muhammad Mukhtiar Kazi of University of Sindh during 1996 and 2000.[5]

Historical significanceEdit

Lakhueen-jo-daro is located near Sukkur. Material cultural finds of this site indicate that it belongs to the Mature Harappan period. It covers a large area in the form of few mounds.[6]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ancient., sindh.ws. "Collecting samples from a Lakhueen-jo-daro trial trench". Archived from the original on 22 April 2008. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  2. ^ Yusuf, Suhail (7 February 2014). "Don't forget Lakhan jo Daro". Dawn. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  3. ^ Pakistan, Historical Society (2003). Journal of Pakistan Historical Society. 51 (3–4): 86 [1]. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ Access my, Library. "Sindh chief minister visits site of Lakhueen-Jo-Daro". Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  5. ^ University of, Sindh. "Muhammad Mukhtiar Kazi". University of Sindh. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  6. ^ "Collecting samples from a Lakhueen-jo-daro trial trench". Archived from the original on 2008-04-22.