Wander through a labyrinth of sunken chambers and crenelated brick walls amidst dry Pakistani plains. It’s all that remains of Mohenjo-daro (“Mount of the Dead Men”), a kingdom of the Indus Valley that flourished in 2600 B.C. It disappeared for unknown reasons, and it was only in 1920 when the city reemerged to the public.
Little is known of its residents, but they were believed to be masterful engineers. Admire the street grid and complex drainage systems that have endured for thousands of years. Mohenjo-daro was in the league of the better-known Greek and Egyptian civilizations. Around 40,000 inhabitants successfully lived off trade and bountiful land.
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