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Bhir Mound

  • Description:

    The Bhir Mound (Urdu: بھڑ ماونڈ) is an archaeological site in Taxila in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It contains some of the oldest ruins of Ancient Taxila, dated to sometime around the period 800–525 BC as its earliest layers bear “grooved” Red Burnished Ware,[1] the Bhir Mound, along with several other nearby excavations, form part of the Ruins of Taxila – inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980.

  • Type: Heritage site
  • License# CC BY SA
  • Source of Description: https://taxilamuseum.punjab.gov.pk/node/77
  • Entry Fee: No
  • Taxila