Harrapan time artefacts discovered from field in Bijnore

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Published on 18 July 2016 4:02 AM GMT

Harrapan time artefacts discovered from field in Bijnore
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Bijnor: It was jackpot for the villagers of Harinagar village in Chandpur area of Bijnore district in Uttar Pradesh after they discovered a huge cache of around ancient artefacts buried in field.

The artefacts including several copper utensils and gold coins-dates back approximately 4,500 years old.

The news of finding the artefacts from the field spread like a wildfire and villagers also chanced upon gold coins. Villagers also dug the adjoining fields and discovered utensils.

The Archaeologists of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) reached the spot after they were informed about this by District Magistrate B Chandrakala and police forces have been deployed while the area was marked as protected.

ASI superintending archaeologist (Agra circle) Bhuvan Vikram said the utensils were most likely from the Harappan days. The archaeologists would be evacuating the area as more valuable would be buried in the field.

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