Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Dwarka - Medieval age city found

Underwater wing of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has recovered some of the remains of medieval age city, off the coast of this pilgrim town Dwarka in the Jamnagar District.

Recent discovery has once again raised hopes of the discovery of Lord Krishna's legendary city of Dwarka that is reported to have submerged.

The recent excavation revealed a structure of stone blocks with post holes to fit wood, team found coins, pottery, pieces of bangles and toys.

The discovery is an important landmark as it set to rest the doubts expressed by historians about the very existence of the legendary Dwarka city, the third excavation began on January 1, 2007.

Current excavation would definitely help them reach some conclusion.

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