Mohenjo Daro

Mohenjo Daro in Sindh, Pakistan. Nadeem Khawar/Moment Open/Getty Images

Mohenjo Daro is in the Indus river valley in present-day southern Pakistan. This ancient city has a unique identity in that we don’t know a lot about the people who lived there; most of the ideas of the cultural identity come from analysis of its ruins.

Holly's Research:

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Topics in this Podcast: Asian history, antiquity, Ancient History, archaeology