In a significant archaeological discovery, a team of experts has announced the unearthing of a pot full of ancient copper coins at the archaeological site of Mohenjo Daro. This remarkable find marks the first discovery of artifacts at the 5,000-year-old city remains in 93 years.

The discovery occurred as a group of laborers was excavating a collapsed wall at Mohenjo Daro. To their surprise, they stumbled upon a pot filled with ancient copper coins, providing a rare glimpse into the history of the ancient city. The jar of coins, weighing about five and a half kilograms, was carefully transported to the soil testing laboratory for further examination.

Mohenjo Daro, located near Larkana in Sindh, Pakistan, is one of the largest cities of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization. Tourists have historically visited the site to explore the remnants of this 26th-century B.C. city. The recent discovery adds a new layer of intrigue to Mohenjo Daro's rich archaeological significance.

The team, led by Director of Archaeology Mohenjodaro Dr. Syed Shakir Shah, sees this discovery as a breakthrough, shedding light on the economic and cultural aspects of the ancient civilization. The pot of copper coins is expected to undergo thorough analysis, providing insights into trade, commerce, and daily life during the ancient period.

As the excavation and preservation work continues at Mohenjo Daro, archaeologists and researchers anticipate further discoveries that could contribute to a deeper understanding of this ancient civilization. The unearthing of the pot of ancient copper coins represents a momentous occasion in the ongoing efforts to unravel the mysteries of Mohenjo Daro's past.


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