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Veer Thari Site, Badin

The Veer Thari is a large site divided in two parts, Mound-I (Southern) and Mound-II (Northern). The mound I and II are at a distance of about 11.65 meters.

The measurements of mound-I are 577 meters in length, 120 meters in breath, about 9 meters high from the surrounding plain and 59 ft. above sea level. The measurements of mound-II are 433 meters in length, 151 meters in breath, about 9 meters high from the surrounding plains.

The cultural materials was profusely scattered over the site, which probably belonged to the Buddhist period it included burnt brick tiles decorated with various carved, incised and stamped designs and one with a game impression on the burnt bricks. Other material found was black pottery, plain, painted (black on red) incised and stamped grey ware.

There were some old and recent graves on the southern side of the site. There is one tomb of Shaikh Zakaria situated also on the southern side of the mound. The debris of carved stone graves was noticed near the tomb and some graves of burnt bricks.

PERIOD: Multi period site with evidence of Buddhist and early Islamic period (7th to 12th century AD). ACCESSIBILITY: Approximately 7 kms to the south-east of Seerani, on Open Jail road off Bhugarra Memon road in deh Jakhralo, taluka and district Badin. Surveyed by CDC-EFT - May 10th, 2018.

Source: CDC - EFT

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