Monday, March 8, 2010

Pakistan, Archaeological Ruins at Mohenjo-daro, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Pakistan 10 Rupees 1976 VF
Front: Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Back: Mohenjo-daro in Larkana District

Mohenjo-daro was one of the largest city-settlements of the Indus Valley Civilization of south Asia situated in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. Built around 2600 BCE, the city was one of the early urban settlements in the world, existing at the same time as the civilizations of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Crete. The archaeological ruins of the city are designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is sometimes referred to as "An Ancient Indus Valley Metropolis"
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