“Having lost ten cities in India, why must we have a project on this subject when there are so many vibrant and vibrant cities to search and write?” Sunithi grumbled, and his friend Vani said, “Stop grumbling and start to google Sunithi , We have to finish this tomorrow, “she said.
But when Sunithi began her research on the Internet, she was engrossed in the fascinating facts. She and Vani soon took notes and made an impressive list. They started one of the first civilizations discovered on the Indian subcontinent, the Indus Valley, and found that many lost cities had sprung up.
1. Dholavira, Gujarat:
More known as the Dholavira site, this archeological favorite belonging to the culture of the Indus Valley is a work in progress for the archaeological survey of India. The excavations have illuminated the well planned designs and organized construction of this time. In addition to the stepped wells, fascinating antiques such as pearls, seals, vases and ornaments made of gold, silver and terracotta were discovered.
2. Lothal, Gujarat:
Another old and lost city that belongs to the civilization of the Indus Valley is Lothal. Despite the massive destruction caused by flooding, structures such as fountains, dwarf walls, baths, sewers and paving bricks can still be seen.
3. Surkotada, Gujarat:
This site belongs to the Kutch district and is characterized by hills with red laterite soils of a reddish brown color.
4. Kalibangan, Rajasthan:
Kalibangan was founded as the provincial capital of the Indus Valley Civilization and was excavated in 1969. The evidence shows that this is the first farmland ever discovered by the excavations.
5. Poompuhar, Tamil Nadu:
Located at the mouth of the Cauvery River, this old port city was called Kaveripattinam. The city was so important to the Cholas because of their geographical location that the kings made it the capital of Tamilakkam. A powerful sea storm swept Poompuhar in 500 AD. Pottery produced and used during this period was found on the banks of the city.
6. Dwarka, Gujarat:
Throughout our epic as Kingdom of Sri Krishna, this holy city would have set six times. This makes modern Dwarka the seventh city. Many ruins such as huge columns, antiques and massive stone walls are visible under the sea.
7. Pattadakal, Karnataka:
Famous for its historical monuments and ancient temples, Pattaya Valley is located on the banks of the Malaprabha River in the Bagalkot district. It is now a popular World Heritage Site.
8. Hampi, Karnataka:
Located on the banks of the Tungabhadra River in the district of Bellary, Vijayanagar was built around Hampi. The site is now registered on the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
9. Muziris, Kerala:
Another port city, Muzris, lay on the banks of the Periyar River. Excavations have produced a variety of objects that belonged to different countries such as Yemen, Egypt, Rome and West Asia.
10. Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh:
With a history of over 1000 years, the Sanchi site began with stupas from the 3rd century BC. And continued until the 11th century the construction of monasteries and Buddhist temples. After the decline of Buddhism Sanchi was abandoned and rediscovered in the 19th century.
It was no surprise when the project submitted by Sunithi and Vani got ten out of ten!
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