Among the following ancient cities, which one was not a site of the Indus Valley Civilization?

Options :
  1. Lothal
  2. Pataliputra
  3. Rangpur
  4. Sutkagen Dor
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 2


Lothal in Gujarat, India is one of the most prominent cities of the ancient Indus valley civilisation. Rangpur is also an archaeological site in Gujarat, India. Lying on the tip between the Gulf of Khambhat and Gulf of Kutch, it belongs to the period of the Indus valley civilization, and lies to the northwest of the larger site of Lothal. Sutkagan Dor (or Sutkagen Dor) is the westernmost known archaeological site of Indus Valley Civilization. It is located about 480 km west of Karachi on Makran coast near the Iran border in Baluchistan in Pakistan. Pa?aliputra, adjacent to modern-day Patna, capital of the eastern Indian state of Bihar, was a city in ancient India, originally built by Magadha ruler Ajatasatru in 490 BC as a small fort (Pa?aligrama) near River Ganges.

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