Rohri Ancient Indus Slides

Acheulian Workshop

The Acheulian workshop of Ziarat Pir Shaban 1 (ZPS1). The Acheulian is a Paleolithic Culture (about 50,000 B.C.) characterized by the presence of bifaces and handaxes. Very little is known about the culture.

Baluchi workers

The wadi bottoms of the Rohri Hills are today seasonally inhabited by groups of Baluchi families. They work in service to contractors to dig up the limestone terraces, which seriously damages the unique ancient archaeological features of the hills.

Kot Diji

Southwest of the hills lies the famous pre-Harappan and Harappan site of Kot Diji. From the surface of the site, it is very easy to collect flint artefacts obtained from Rohri Hills raw material.

The quarry pits investigated so far belong to the


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