Mohenjo Daro

“Mohenjo Daro: Ancient city on the bank of the Indus River, in present-day southern Pakistan. At about 3 miles (5 kilometers) in circuit, it was the largest city of the Indus civilization in the 3rd-2nd millennium BC, and it probably served as the capital of and extensive state. It was fortified and its citadel contained, according to archaeological finds, an elaborate bath, a granary, and two halls of assembly.”

Excerpted from: Stevens, Mark A., Ed. Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Encyclopedia. Springfield, Massachusetts: Merriam-Webster, 2000.

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