Dholavira

Location

Above all the Harappan sites, the site of Dholavira nearby known as Kotada, in the Khadir island of Kutch stands separately. It is memorable for its wonderful planning and vastness of area and deposit. Currently, we can say that it is one of the two largest arrangements in India and the fourth or fifth largest in the subcontinent. The others arrangements are: Mohenjo-daro, Harappa, Gharo Bhiro (all in Pakistan) and Rakhigarhi (in India).

Dholavira enjoys the exclusive characteristic of elastic a dedication of ten large sized signs of the Harappan script that is indeed the oldest sign-board of the world. A variety of used funerals structures is yet another feature of greater than importance throwing new light on the socio-religious beliefs by this means representative the presence of compound national groups in the Indus population of Dholavira.

Dholavira presents a ╦ťHarappan city" similarity excellence, trial about 600 m on the east-west. Inside the general strengthening, there are three separate complexes: An Acropolis, a middle town and a lower town. In addition, the acropolis and the middle town had been further furnished with their own accessory defence-work, gateways, built-up areas, street-system, wells and large open spaces. The city has inside the general building up accounts for 48 hectares. Besides, there are extensive structure-bearing areas while outside yet warmly important to the fortified settlement.