|Location||Khadirbet, Kutch district, Gujarat, India|
|Area||47 ha (120 acres)|
|Periods||Harappa 1 to Harappa 5|
|Cultures||Indus Valley Civilization|
|Official name||Dholavira: A Harappan City|
|Designated||2021 (44th session)|
Dholavira (Gujarati: ધોળાવીરા) is an archaeological site. It is at Khadirbet in Bhachau Taluka from the Kutch District. It is in the state of Gujarat in western India. It took its name from a modern-day village 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) south of it. This village is 165 km (103 mi) from Radhanpur.
References[change | change source]
- Gopinath, P. Krishna (15 July 2017). "Ruins on the Tropic of Cancer". The Hindu.
- Subramanian, T. "The rise and fall of a Harappan city". The Archaeology News Network. Retrieved 3 June 2016.
- "Where does history begin?". 19 October 2017.
- Kenoyer & Heuston, Jonathan Mark & Kimberley (2005). The Ancient South Asian World. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 55. ISBN 9780195222432.
- Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "Dholavira: A Harappan City - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 3 June 2016.
- Possehl, Gregory L. (2002). The Indus Civilization: A Contemporary Perspective. Rowman Altamira. p. 17. ISBN 9780759101722. Retrieved 3 June 2016.
- Sengupta, Torsa; Deshpande Mukherjee, Arati; Bhushan, Ravi; Ram, F.; Bera, M. K.; Raj, Harsh; Dabhi, Ankur J.; Bisht, R. S.; Rawat, Y. S.; Bhattacharya, S. K.; Juyal, Navin; Sarkar, Anindya (2020). "Did the Harappan settlement of Dholavira (India) collapse during the onset of Meghalayan stage drought?". Journal of Quaternary Science. 35 (3): 382–395. doi:10.1002/jqs.3178. S2CID 214252156.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Dholavira.|
- Excavations at Dholavira in Archaeological Survey of India website
- Dholavira Pictures by Archaeological Survey of India website
- Jurassic Park: Forest officials stumble upon priceless discovery near Dholavira; Express news service; 8 Jan 2007; Indian Express Newspaper
- ASI’s effort to put Dholavira on World Heritage map hits the roadblock; by Hitarth Pandya; 13 Feb 2009; Indian Express Newspaper
- ASI to take up excavation in Kutch's Khirasara; by Prashant Rupera, TNN; 2 November 2009; Times of India