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Daulatpur




Daulatpur, an archeological site, is situated on the Thanesar-Ladwa road near Pipli crossing in Kurukshetra District of Haryana. The excavations made here reveal the relationship between the late phase of the Harappan and Painted Grey Ware cultures.

The walls of baked and half-baked bricks, osern and mud cornbias represent the structural activity of period I of Painted Grey Ware culture. Bangles, chisels, fishhook of copper, wheeled bird and animal figurines, beads, bangles and balls in terra-cotta, few steatite disc beads, bone points and shell bangles are among the antiquities of this period.

The period II is represented by the three structural phases, and the significant items of this period are terra cotta humped ball figurine, discs, toys and cart wheels. The terra-cotta sealing including a Yaudheya seal bearing a legend in Brahmi character and a bull figure characterize the period III.

In addition, the Painted Grey Ware has also been found from the villages of Jorasi Khurd, Morthali, Teora and Urnai.



Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Kurukshetra

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