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Babar Kot

Babar Kot (Babarkot village pin-365540) is an archeological site belonging to Indus Valley Civilisation located in Saurashtra region of Gujarat State, India. It is 325 km away from Ahmedabad and 152 km awy from Bhavnagar.


Gregory Possehl, of University of Pennsylvania has undertaken detailed study at this site as well as at Rojdi and Oriyo timbo.

Historical significance

This site is classfied as belonging to Late Harappan period and measures about 2.7 hectares; Babar Kot had a stone fortification wall.[1]

Plant findings

Findings from this site include plant remains of millets,gram,[1] bajra(pennisetum typhoideum)etc.[2] Further, it is indicated that Bajra might be present at this site during third millennium BCE.[3] Babar kot provided evidence of two crops, one in summer and another during winter.[4]

See also


  1. ^ a b Singh, Upinder (2008). A History of Ancient and Early Medieval India : from the Stone Age to the 12th century. New Delhi: Pearson Education. p. 222.  
  2. ^ Agnihotri, V.K.(Ed.) (1981). Indian History. Mumbai: Allied Publishers. pp. A–82. 
  3. ^ McIntosh, Jane R. (2008). The Ancient Indus Valley : New Perspectives. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO. p. 112.  
  4. ^ Nicholas David,, Carol Kramer (2001). Ethnoarchaeology in Action (Digitally repr., with corr. ed.). New York: Cambridge University Press. p. 132.  

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