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The First Port City of India Lothal

Context:

Hey Readers it is our fourth episode of 'archaeological discoveries of India' so today we will discuss Lothal, Lothal is an ancient port city in the west Indian state of Gujrat. It is famous for the discovery of several ruins of the Indus Valley Civilization. okay, let's jump to the main section.

Source

Found By:

S.R. Rao led team, 1954-63.


Location:

Lothal is located between the Bhogavo and Sabarmati rivers near the Gulf of Khambhat in Gujarat.


Special Fact:

Lothal is a combination of two words; Loth and thal, which in Gujarati means ‘the mound of the dead.’