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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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Along with this a step-well has been discovered which is said to be three times the size of the Great Bath at Moenjodaro.
This is a huge opportunity for the PPP leadership to lead by example of how to respect and preserve the ancient culture and civilization of not just Sindh but the whole world, for a lot of what we see around the globe started in places like Moenjodaro.
Moenjodaro was included on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Heritage List in 1980.
Now that the dunes have been reduced to the level of natural soil in parts of the site -spread over six kilometers east-west and two kilometers north-south, much more findings have been made and parallels can be easily drawn with the period of Moenjodaro.
The website adds: 'The ruins of the huge city of Moenjodaro built entirely of unbaked brick in the 3rd millennium B.C.
According to met office, the highest temp is 47 oC at DADU , Jacobabad 45 oC , Hyderabad 38 oC , Chhor 41 oC , Larkana: 43 oC , Mithi 39 oC , MoenjoDaro 43 oC , Nawabshah 42 oC , Sukkur : 45 oC , Sukrand 41 oC , and Tando-Jam 38 oC.
KARACHI -- The Sindh Culture, Tourism and Antiquities department Wednesday announced that as per the policy of the department regarding protection of World Heritage site of Moenjodaro site on the occasion of Eid and to save the site from damage due to heavy rush of visitors, the site and museum will remain closed during Eid-ul-Fitr public holidays 2018.
Maximum temperatures recorded on Monday were: Turbat 50degC, Dadu, Jaccobabad, Moenjodaro, Sukkur, Padidan 49degC, Lasbella, Larkana, R.
Maximum temperatures recorded on Wednesday remained: Padidan, Jacobabad, Shaheed Benazirabad, Dadu, Sukkur, Moenjodaro 45degC, Hyderbad 43degC, Multan 42degC, Lahore, Faisalabad 40degC, Karachi 37degC, Muzaffarabad, Peshawar, Islamabad 34degC, Quetta 31degC, Gilgit, Chitral 30degC and Murree 24degC.
Highest temperature in Shaheed Benazirabad, Dadu, Sibbi, Moenjodaro and Khanpur was recorded 46C.
Pakistan Meteorological Department during the last 24 hours recorded 14mm rain in Larkana, Moenjodaro 10, Padidan 05, Jacobabad 03, Shaheed Benazirbad, Sukkur 01.
While, in Moenjodaro the temperature shot up to 54 degrees, breaking a 16-year record according to the Met office, a private TV channel reported.