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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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LARKANA -- Land levelling work of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Girls Cadet College started near Moenjo Daro on Monday.
LARKANA -- Moenjo Daro's historical ruins are fast losing their originality due to climate change, rains, water-logging and salinity as the site's bricks, which are thousands of years old, are decaying day by day.
LARKANA -- A rare endangered blind Indus Dolphin was rescued from Dadu Canal by local fishermen with the help of World Wildlife Fund Sukkur near Moenjo Daro on Thursday.
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LARKANA -- The students of Government Girls Primary School, village Bindi, home-village of Comrade Sobho Gianchandani, near Moenjo Daro, held a protest demonstration in their school on Monday against non-availability of female teachers in their school.
The hottest temperatures on Tuesday were recorded in Moenjo Daro 50AdegC, followed by 49AdegC in Shaheed Benazirabad, Larkana, Dadu, Jacobabad, Lasbella, Sibbi, and Bahawalnagar.
Under the new schemes, Rs 100 million and Rs 251 million would be spent respectively for Strengthening of Early Warning System of Pakistan Met Department, and construction of residential accommodations and other infrastructures at airports including Gwadar, DG Khan, Karachi, Panjgur, Moenjo Daro and Sukkur.