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Which among the following Harappan site terracotta of ‘plough’ was found?
1. Dholavira
2. Banawali
3. Kalibangan
4. Lothal
5. None of the above/More than one of the above

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Banawali

The correct answer is Banawali.

  • The plough of terracotta was found in the Harappan site of Banawali.

  • It is an archaeological site located in the Fatehabad district of Haryana, which is related to the Indus Valley Civilization.
  • It is 120 km from Kalibanga and 14 km from Fatehabad.
  • The city was situated on the banks of the Sarasvati river.
  • The archaeologist R.S. Bisht evacuated this site.
  • The following sequence of cultures was revealed after the evacuations.
  • The first is the pre-Harappan culture which existed between 2500 to 2300 BCE, the second is mature Harappan which existed from 2300 to 1700 BCE and the third was post-Harappan which existed from 1700 to 1500/1450 BC.

  • Dholavira:- This is an archaeological site which is located in Bhachau Taluka of Kachchh district of Gujarat state, India.
    • It gets its name from a village located 1km south of here, which is 165 km from Radhanpur. 
    • It discovered by archaeologist J. P. Joshi in 1956.
  • Kalibangan:-This is an ancient and historical site of the Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan. Important relics of the Indus Valley Civilization have been found here.
    • Kalibangan site was discovered by Luigi Pio Tessitori, an Italian Indologist and linguist.
  • Lothal:- This is one of the most important cities of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization.
    • This old city is located in the Bhal region of the Indian state of Gujarat and was discovered in 1954.
    • Lothal was discovered by S.R. Rao in 1955.

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