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Mohenjo-Daro:

see Indus valley civilizationIndus valley civilization,
ancient civilization that arose about 3300 B.C. in the valley of the Indus River and its tributaries, in the northwestern portion of the Indian subcontinent, i.e., present-day Pakistan, and was at its height from about 2600 B.C. to about 1900 B.C.
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Mohenjo-Daro

 

(translated from Sindhi as “the mound of the dead”), the ruins of one of the principal centers of the Harappa civilization. Discovered in 1922 by the Indian archaeologist R. Banerji, Mohenjo-Daro was subsequently excavated by J. Marshall, E. Mackay, and R. Wheeler. Its study has made it possible to identify the principal stages and characteristic features of the Harappa civilization.

REFERENCES

Mackay, E. Drevneishaia kul’tura doliny Inda. Moscow, 1951.
Mohenjo-Daro and the Indus Civilization, vols. 1–3. London, 1931.
Mode, H. Das Frühe Indien. Weimar, 1960.

Mohenjo-Daro

an excavated city in SE Pakistan, southwest of Sukkur near the River Indus: flourished during the third millennium bc
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He said that the comparison of Moen jo daro with Egypt and the Pyramids was fully justified.
Earlier, Pakistan ratified the Convention Concerning the Protection of World Cultural and Natural Heritage in 1976 under the leadership of Prime Minister Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto paving the way of marking Moen Jo Daro, Taxila, Buddhist Ruins of Takht-i-Bahi and neighbouring city remains at Sahr-i-Bahlol, Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore, Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta, and Rohtas Fort as World Heritage Sites on the globe.
He said that the items discovered during excavation had similarity to those discovered from Moen Jo Daro.
A wooden stage of the size of 80 feet wide and 50 feet long was fabricated for the guests to take their seats on in front of the ruins of Moen Jo Daro.
Dr Javed said Sindh has thousands of years old history and has witnessed the rise and fall of many civilizations among which the Indus valley civilization was most important which existed between the year 2500 BC and 1500 BC in the Indus valley sites of Moen Jo Daro and Harrapa.
Benazirabad, Hyderabad, Padidan, Moen jo daro, Dadu 45AdegC, Lasbella, Larkana, Sukkur, Mithi, Chhor, Jacobabad 44AdegC (each).
temperature rose to 44 degrees Centigrade including Jacobabad, Sukkur, Rohri, Dadu, Moen jo Daro and Larkana.
Ramesh Lal directed NHA officers that the construction work of Larkana to Moen jo Daro Road, Larkana to Kamber Road may be completed before 27th December 2011, otherwise the sever action will be taken against NHA officials.
He expressed this while talking to newsmen at Moen Jo Daro Airport on Sunday.
19 Billion is being spent for the construction of double road from Moen Jo Daro airport via Larkana-Naudero to lakhi Ghulam Shah, Road from Larkana to Kamber, Road from Larkana to Rasheed Wagan and Road from Larkana to Nasirabad under the supervision of NHA.
The roads form Moen jo Daro Airport to lakhi Ghulam Shah via Larkana-Naudero, Road from Larkana to Nasirabad Road from Larkana to Kamber and other roads under the package will be completed, besides, the drainage system of Larkana will also be improved, in this regard an amount of Rs.
Consequently 132 kV Radhan, Moen Jo Daro, Mero Khan, Kambar, Warrah , Shahdad Kot, Ghari Khaira, Ruto Dero, Naudero and Larkana Grids were also shut.